Kung an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)

☨ Kung
ID nr:EEP Number: 0801 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Dead date: 1957-09-13
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)
ArrivalLeningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) 1954-10-09
Born:* 1908 wild Vietnam
Capture: 1910 ,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1956-12-19 -- † 1959-04-07 Lexi, EEP nr: 5607
Document updated2011-12-27: 
Records about Kung from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Kung:

0801 F ~ 1908 WILD WILD VIETNAM ~ 1908 NONE Birth KUNG
ST PETERS 9 Oct 1954 MK0102 Transfer
13 Sep 1957 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Kung, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) in Russian Federation. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2028. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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