Ming Jung
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom

♂ Ming Jung

Identification

EEP nr200704

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2007-04-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
Birth weight 100.00 kgs, 220.00 lbs

Parents: Kongka x ♀ Tong Koon
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

2019-10-28Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from Antwerp Zoo

2012-07-12Antwerp Zoo
from Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2016-01-04: eep nr
2020-11-05: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2200

Latest document update2020-11-05 23:50:39
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Biography

Location


Ming Jung is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Ming Jung arrived in 2019-10-28 to the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, relocated from the Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium.

Ming Jung lives together with 5 other elephants at the Whipsnade Wild Animal Park:
  1. Elizabeth born 2016-06-10
  2. Geetha born 2009-07-23
  3. Karishma born 1998-08-27
  4. Kaylee born 1982-07-20
  5. Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) born 1982-05-24

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Origin


Ming Jung was born captive-born 2007-04-16 at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Ming Jung are: ♂ Kongka (father) and ♀ Tong Koon (mother).

Siblings through the father Kongka:

  1. 2002-12-20(M) Koon Muang
  2. 2003-01-21(F) Aiyaret
  3. 2003-09-01 -- † 2003-09-01 (M) miscarriage

Siblings through the mother Tong Koon:

  1. 2011-04-08(M) Rajendra
  2. 2017-06-08(M) Kitai

Pedigree


Ming Jungs ancestral Pedigree:
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Tong Koon

Born: 1984

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Comments / pictures

conceived in Thailand by the bull Plai Kongka in Ayutthaya.(EEG 13)



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2007-04-25 Baby elephant ming jung tries to edge out star polar bear knut - Elephant News

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ming Jung, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2473. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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