Kewa
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

♀ Kewa

Identification

EEP nr8302

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1983-00-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam.
Offspring
Total: 7 babies

1. Born 1998-01-17
(dead † 1998-01-17)
stillborn EEP id: 9812

2. Born 2001-11-02 Temi EEP id: 200104

3. Born 2005-05-08 Yuma (Yoma) EEP id: 200508

4. Born 2008-12-13 Thuza EEP id: 200811

5. Born 2012-06-01 Pantha EEP id: 201209

6. Born 2016-01-01 Edgar EEP id: 201601

7. Born 2023-04-29 Zaya EEP id: 202302?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2020-09-24Leipzig Zoo
from Tierpark Berlin

1990-09-13Tierpark Berlin
from Soest Zoo

Soest Zoo
from Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam
from Port of Rangoon

Port of Rangoon
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink

E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2023-09-07: Previous locations

Latest document update2023-09-07 16:59:25
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Biography

Biography


Kewa is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Kewa arrived in 2020-09-24 to the Leipzig Zoo, relocated from the Tierpark Berlin, in Germany.


Social

Kewa lives together with 10 other elephants at the Leipzig Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 8. ♂ Akito born 2022-09-25
  2. 9. ♀ Astra born 1980-00-00
  3. 10. ♀ Bao Ngoc born 2022-12-20
  4. 11. ♂ Edgar born 2016-01-01
  5. 12. ♀ Pantha born 2012-06-01
  6. 13. ♀ Rani born 2009-07-03
  7. 14. ♀ Savani born 2023-07-29
  8. 15. ♀ Thuza born 2008-12-13
  9. 16. ♂ Voi Nam born 2002-04-05
  10. 17. ♀ Zaya born 2023-04-29

Offspring


  1. (M) 1998-01-17 -- † 1998-01-17 stillborn EEP id: 9812
  2. (F) 2001-11-02 Temi EEP id: 200104
  3. (M) 2005-05-08 Yuma (Yoma) EEP id: 200508
  4. (F) 2008-12-13 Thuza EEP id: 200811
  5. (F) 2012-06-01 Pantha EEP id: 201209
  6. (M) 2016-01-01 Edgar EEP id: 201601
  7. (F) 2023-04-29 Zaya EEP id: 202302?

Origin


Kewa was born captive-born 1983-00-00 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam.


Comments / pictures

As a number of elephants imported from Burma, she has chemical Branding tattoo in shape of a star, on both her hips.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kewa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=469. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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