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

Biography
♀ 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 updates2023-09-11

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


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,

Social

Cek Mek (Chek Mek) lives together with 26 other elephants at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♀ Abot born 1997
  2. 2. ♀ Abut born 2000
  3. 3. ♀ Alice 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. ♀ Mas
  14. 14. ♀ Mek Bunga
  15. 15. ♀ Mentopyan
  16. 16. ♀ Metty (Myan Thon Pyan) born 1982
  17. 17. ♀ Paloh born 2010?
  18. 18. ♀ Pandan
  19. 19. ♀ Rambai born 1978
  20. 20. ♀ Sanom born 2003
  21. 21. ♀ Seledang (Selendang)
  22. 22. ♀ Siput born 2005
  23. 23. ♂ Syawal (Shawal) born 2005
  24. 24. ♂ Tapis
  25. 25. ♂ Timur
  26. 26. ⚪ unknown


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, (2024). Cek Mek (Chek Mek), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3269. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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