Giant
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Giant  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 58 years old
Origin
Born:* 1951 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2009-03-09
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Seoul Grand Park Zoo, in South Korea

Date of arrival

1955-00-00Seoul Grand Park Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-03-09: Previous locations, Birth, Death, Text

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Biography

† Giant is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-03-09 at Seoul Grand Park Zoo, in South Korea, .

Origin


Giant was born wild 1951.


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At the time of his death, Giant was believed to be the oldest animal in Korea at the age of 58. He was bought from Thailand in 1955 and donated to the Changgyeong Palace Zoo, predecessor to Seoul Grand Park.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Giant, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2035. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2009 deaths | 1951 births | Born in Thailand | Elephants from Seoul Grand Park Zoo | South Korea | Asian elephants


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