Cek Mek (Chek Mek)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre in Malaysia

♀ Cek Mek (Chek Mek)
Chek mek (left) and Mek Bunga
Chek mek (left) and Mek Bunga

Identification

Local id Number 8

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia

Date of arrival

Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre
Record history
History of updates2012-04-21: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Cek Mek (Chek Mek) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia.

Cek Mek (Chek Mek) arrived to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre unknown date, Cek Mek (Chek Mek) lives together with 27 other elephants at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre:

  1. 1. ♀ Abot born 1997
  2. 2. ♀ Abut born 2000
  3. 3. ♀ Alice (Mawar) born 2001
  4. 4. ♂ Awang Jerek
  5. 5. ♂ Berabung born 2005
  6. 6. ♀ Ceri
  7. 7. ♂ Charlie
  8. 8. ♀ Jeli born 2009?
  9. 9. ♀ Kala
  10. 10. ♀ Langsat
  11. 11. ♂ Lasah born 2001
  12. 12. ♂ Lasah
  13. 13. ♀ Lokimala
  14. 14. ♀ Mas
  15. 15. ♀ Mek Bunga
  16. 16. ♀ Mentopyan
  17. 17. ♀ Metty (Myan Thon Pyan) born 1982
  18. 18. ♀ Paloh born 2010?
  19. 19. ♀ Pandan
  20. 20. ♀ Rambai born 1978
  21. 21. ♀ Sanom born 2003
  22. 22. ♀ Seledang (Selendang)
  23. 23. ♀ Siput born 2005
  24. 24. ♂ Syawal (Shawal) born 2005
  25. 25. ♂ Tapis
  26. 26. ♂ Timur
  27. 27. ⚪ unknown

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Cek Mek (Chek Mek) was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Brought in from Thailand in the early 80s.

Other sources stat she has origin from India

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Cek Mek (Chek Mek), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3269. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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