Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park) in Japan

♀ Tomkum



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2008 unknown
Birth place: in Laos unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park), in Japan

Date of arrival

2014-11-17Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park)
from Laos unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2016-10-31: transfer

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Tomkum is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park), in Japan.

Tomkum arrived in 2014-11-17 to the Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park), relocated from the Laos unspecified location, in Laos.

Tomkum lives together with 4 other elephants at the Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park):
  1. Bunnyun born 2011
  2. Kumpart born 2011
  3. Mito born 1971
  4. Tomkam born 2012

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Tomkum was born unknown 2008 at Laos unspecified location.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Tomkum, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park) in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2008 births | Born in Laos | Elephants from Kyoto Municipal Zoo (Okazaki Park) | Japan | Asian elephants

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