Bunka an Asian elephant at Yerevan Zoo


♂ Bunka
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 200709
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2007-12-30 captive-born
Birth place: in Tbilisi Zoo
Birth weight 75.00 kgs, 165.00 lbs

Parents: Bacho x ♀ Malka
Locations
Present / last location:Yerevan Zoo , in Armenia

Date of Arrival

2014-07-09Tbilisi Zoo from Tbilisi Zoo

Document updated2009-01-16: name
2009-01-19: stud nr
2009-01-19: birth weight
2014-06-16: alt name, management
2016-01-03: transfer
2018-10-04: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-10-14: corrected name; never called Bun, probably a typo.
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Description

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Bunka is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Yerevan Zoo , in Armenia.

Bunka arrived in Yerevan Zoo 2014-07-09, relocated from Tbilisi Zoo, in Georgia.

In Yerevan Zoo , Bunka lives as single living elephant in this location(see detailed list).

Origin


Bunka was born captive-born 2007-12-30 in Tbilisi Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Bunka are: ♂ Bacho (father) and ♀ Malka (mother).


Pedigree


Bunkas pedigree:
P I II III

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Malka

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bunka, an Asian at Yerevan Zoo in Armenia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3426. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • David Taktakishvili, science Director, Tbilisi Zoo
  • Dornbusch, Tobias

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Categories2007 births | EEP | Elephants from Yerevan Zoo | Armenia | Single living | Asian elephants



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


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