Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Dac Lac at Leipzig Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Dac Lac  
Alternative name:Dak Lak



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 6 years old
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1987-06-27
Death reason: disease: intestinal parasites
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1987-06-17Leipzig Zoo
from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)

Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
from Dak Lak province unspecified camp

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History of updates2009-10-29: birth, death, arrival date
2018-05-16: death reason

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Dac Lac is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1987-06-27 at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as intestinal parasites.


Dac Lac was born wild 1981.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Dac Lac, 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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