Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo) in China

♀ Ciku


Local id Number 12


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo), in China

Date of arrival

Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo)
from Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre

Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre
from Kuala Krai Mini Zoo

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History of updates2011-03-06: Previous locations, Management, Text RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Ciku is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo), in China.

Ciku arrived to the Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo) unknown date, relocated from the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia.


Ciku lives together with 7 other elephants at the Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Adila
  2. Bao Long born 1976-04-25
  3. Lawin
  4. Tavi born 1982-01-29
  5. Tsavo born 1982-06-22
  6. Vita
  7. Yue Long born 1980-11-05


Ciku was born wild .

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From Kelantan.

"Shoppers at the Kuala Krai market had a pleasant surprise yesterday when they were joined by two elephants from the Kuala Krai Zoo.

The two elephants - "Salleh" and "Ciku" - were accompanied by their trainers, Mohd Razali Hamat and Yaakub Awang Lah." //2000-03-11

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ciku, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Guangzhou Zoo (Canton Zoo) in China. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 February 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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