Thiha Phyu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Thiha Phyu  dead elephant
Alternative name: Thi Ha Phyu


Local id Number THP 5116 (Tatto)
EEP nr8004


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Born:* 1980-05-01 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:by boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Dead: 2019-12-04
Death reason: unknown:
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1997-12-23
(dead † 2017-04-00)
Tsje Pyan EEP id: 9705

2. Born 2002-03-04
(dead † 2017-04-00)
Aung Si EEP id: 200202

3. Born 2007-05-09 Maha Kumari EEP id: 200706
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of arrival

2019-09-13Copenhagen Zoo
from Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)

2004-08-05Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
from Emmen Zoo

1988-11-08Emmen Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

1988-11-00E.A.G. van den Brink
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2009-02-09: Pvevious locations
2019-09-13: Transferred to Copenhagen
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2022-10-22 21:06:41
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† Thiha Phyu is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2019-12-04 at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, .


  1. (M) 1997-12-23 -- † 2017-04-00 Tsje Pyan EEP id: 9705
  2. (M) 2002-03-04 -- † 2017-04-00 Aung Si EEP id: 200202
  3. (F) 2007-05-09 Maha Kumari EEP id: 200706


Thiha Phyu was born wild 1980-05-01. and imported 1988 by E.A.G. van den Brink, by boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Thiha Phyu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 March 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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