Yapid
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo) in Malaysia

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Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus borneensis
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Origin
Born:* 2003 wild
Birth place: in Lahad Datu District
Capture: 2003 Sandakan
Death
Dead: 2018-06-27
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo), in Malaysia

Date of arrival

2003-00-00Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)
from Lahad Datu District

Record history
History of updates2020-10-21

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Yapid is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-06-27 at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo), in Malaysia, .

Origin

Yapid was born wild 2003 at Lahad Datu District, captured 2003 , captured at Sandakan.


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According to the park’s resident doctor Dr Symphorosa Sipangkui, the elephant which they named Yapid was only three months old when he was first rescued in Sandakan.

“He was handicapped, having difficulty in swallowing food. We did not expect him to live beyond five years. But he did, thanks to the care of the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and the veterinarians at the park,” she said when met at the park here today.


2018-06-29: an Adolescent elephant rescued 13 years ago from the Lahad Datu's Yapid plantation died two days ago (June 27)

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Yapid, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo) in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2413. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2018 deaths | 2003 births | 2003 captures | Elephants from Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo) | Malaysia | Asian elephants


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