Mek Bunga an Asian elephant at Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre


♀ Mek Bunga
Cekmek and MekBunga (right)
Cekmek and MekBunga (right)

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Id numberLocal id Number: 25
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia

Date of Arrival
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Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre

Document updated2012-04-21: 
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Mek Bunga is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia.

Mek Bunga arrived in Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre unknown date,

In Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, Mek Bunga lives together with 27 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Abot born 1997
  2. ,
  3. Abut born 2000
  4. ,
  5. Alice (Mawar) born 2001
  6. ,
  7. Awang Jerek
  8. ,
  9. Berabung born 2005
  10. ,
  11. Cek Mek (Chek Mek)
  12. ,
  13. Ceri
  14. ,
  15. Charlie
  16. ,
  17. Jeli born 2009?
  18. ,
  19. Kala
  20. ,
  21. Langsat
  22. ,
  23. Lasah born 2001
  24. ,
  25. Lasah
  26. ,
  27. Lokimala
  28. ,
  29. Mas
  30. ,
  31. Mentopyan
  32. ,
  33. Metty (Myan Thon Pyan) born 1982
  34. ,
  35. Paloh born 2010?
  36. ,
  37. Pandan
  38. ,
  39. Rambai born 1978
  40. ,
  41. Sanom born 2003
  42. ,
  43. Seledang (Selendang)
  44. ,
  45. Siput born 2005
  46. ,
  47. Syawal (Shawal) born 2005
  48. ,
  49. Tapis
  50. ,
  51. Timur
  52. ,
  53. unknown
  54. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Mek Bunga was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Contradictory records:
Brought in from Thailand in the early 80s.
Other sources stat she has origin from India

Retired due to blindness.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mek Bunga, an Asian at Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3270. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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