Khaing Mya
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom

♀ Khaing Mya
Alternative name: Khine Mya Htoo

Identification

EEP nr8205

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1982-03-04 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

2001-12-04Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from London Zoo

1994-04-16London Zoo
from Chester Zoo

1994-03-15Chester Zoo
from London Zoo

1993-06-08London Zoo
from Chester Zoo

1993-05-12Chester Zoo
from London Zoo

1989-07-13London Zoo 1989-07-13
from E.A.G. van den Brink

1989-00-00E.A.G. van den Brink
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2009-03-04: Management
2018-04-09: prev location
2018-06-29: pc
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 13:04:06
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Khaing Mya is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Khaing Mya arrived in 2001-12-04 to the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, relocated from the London Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Khaing Mya lives together with 6 other elephants at the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park:
  1. Elizabeth born 2016-06-10
  2. Geetha born 2009-07-23
  3. Karishma born 1998-08-27
  4. Kaylee born 1982-07-20
  5. Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) born 1982-05-24
  6. Ming Jung born 2007-04-16

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Origin


Khaing Mya was born unknown 1982-03-04. and imported 1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam


Comments / pictures

3 females to London Zoo, inspected by Mr Brian and Mr John in Rangoon Zoo, Burma.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Khaing Mya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1894. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • van den brink
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Categories1982 births | EEP | 1989 imports | Elephants from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park | United Kingdom | Asian elephants


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