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

♀ Khaing Mya
Alternative name:Khine Mya Htoo


EEP nr8205


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1982-03-04 unknown
Birth place:
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

Latest document update2021-03-04 11:20:40
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Khaing Mya is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

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

In Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Khaing Mya lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Elizabeth born 2016-06-10
  2. ,   
  3. Geetha born 2009-07-23
  4. ,   
  5. Karishma born 1998-08-27
  6. ,   
  7. Kaylee born 1982-07-20
  8. ,   
  9. Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) born 1982-05-24
  10. ,   
  11. Ming Jung born 2007-04-16
  12. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Khaing Mya was born unknown 1982-03-04. and imported 1989, 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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Khaing Mya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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