Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Don Chung at Leipzig Zoo

♀ Don Chung


EEP nr8406


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1982-11-00 wild
Birth place:
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Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1984-05-09Leipzig Zoo
from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)

1983-11-00Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
from Dak Lak province unspecified camp

Record history
History of updates2009-10-31: new record
2018-05-16: prev location Dak Lak

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Don Chung is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Don Chung arrived Leipzig Zoo 1984-05-09, relocated from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), in Vietnam.

In Leipzig Zoo, Don Chung lives together with 8 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Astra born 1980-00-00
  2. ,   
  3. Edgar born 2016-01-01
  4. ,   
  5. Kewa born 1983-00-00
  6. ,   
  7. Pantha born 2012-06-01
  8. ,   
  9. Rani born 2009-07-03
  10. ,   
  11. Saida born 1973-00-00
  12. ,   
  13. Thuza born 2008-12-13
  14. ,   
  15. Voi Nam born 2002-04-05
  16. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


    Don Chung was born wild 1982-11-00.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Don Chung, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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