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Yapid at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)

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Male ♂ Asian elephant Yapid at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)

† Yapid
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 724 Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 731 Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 749 15 years old
Dead date: 2018-06-27,
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)
ArrivedLok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo) 2003-00-00
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Born:2003 wild in
Lahad Datu District
Capture: 2003, Sandakan
Document updated2018-06-30: reported dead
Notice: Undefined index: isbn in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 1540 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)

Sources, among others

  • Albert Roolfs, Mnster, Germany
  • http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2018/06/30/elephant-that-died-wasnt-expected-to-live-past-5-years-says-park/
  • https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/06/29/two-borneo-pygmy-elephants-die-at-lok-kawi-wildlife-park/

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