Dac Lac
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Dac Lac  dead elephant
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

Record history
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.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Dac Lac, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=411. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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