Dac Lac an Asian elephant 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 date: 1987-06-27
Death reason: disease: intestinal parasites
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1987-06-17Leipzig Zoo
from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
from Dak Lak province unspecified camp

Document updated2009-10-29: birth, death, arrival date
2018-05-16: death reason
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† Dac Lac is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, of disease in 1987-06-27. Official death reason described as intestinal parasites. (see detailed list).


Dac Lac was born wild 1981.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Dac Lac, an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=411. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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