Khaing Lwin Htoo an Asian elephant at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)

 ☨ ♀ Khaing Lwin Htoo  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8107
Born:* 1981-07-22
Birth place:
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Dead date: 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
Present / last location:Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-08-03Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
from Emmen Zoo
Emmen Zoo 1988-06-27
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Document updated2009-01-24: info abt tattoo
2011-08-19: Name spelling RE
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† Khaing Lwin Htoo is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo), in Germany, of euthanised in 2006-12-12. Official death reason described as uterus prolapse. (see detailed list).


  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 boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

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Tattoed with acid: 5116. Eventually captive born in Burmese working camp.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Khaing Lwin Htoo, an Asian at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at (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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