Khaing Lwin Htoo
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo) in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Khaing Lwin Htoo  dead elephant


EEP nr8107


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Born:* 1981-07-22
Birth place:
Imported:1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Dead: 2006-12-12
Death reason: euthanised: uterus prolapse
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1994-05-29
(dead † 1994-05-30)
Kan Yome EEP id: 9401

2. Born 1998-07-09
(dead † 1998-07-09)
Unnamed EEP id: 9807

3. Born 2001-07-16 Aung Bo EEP id: 200103

4. Born 2006-03-30 Marlar EEP id: 200606
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), in Germany

Date of arrival

2004-08-03Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
from Emmen Zoo

1988-06-27Emmen Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2023-08-24: Name, text, source updated

Latest document update2023-08-24 12:37:08
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† Khaing Lwin Htoo is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2006-12-12 at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), in Germany, . Official death reason described as uterus prolapse.


  1. (M) 1994-05-29 -- † 1994-05-30 Kan Yome EEP id: 9401
  2. (M) 1998-07-09 -- † 1998-07-09 Unnamed EEP id: 9807
  3. (M) 2001-07-16 Aung Bo EEP id: 200103
  4. (F) 2006-03-30 Marlar EEP id: 200606


Khaing Lwin Htoo was born 1981-07-22. and imported 1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Comments / pictures

Eventually captive born in Burmese working camp.

As a number of elephants imported from Burma, she has chemical Branding tattoo in shape of a star, on both her hips, with number 5116 under the star.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Khaing Lwin Htoo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 February 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

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