Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kewa at Leipzig Zoo

♀ Kewa

Identification

EEP nr8302

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1983-00-00 unknown
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: 6 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
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 E.A.G. van den Brink

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

Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from Myanmar unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2016-01-09: image
2018-03-08: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-04-09: prev location
2020-09-25: relocated to Leipzig
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 13:00:03
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Location


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

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

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

  1. Astra born 1980-00-00
  2. ,   
  3. Don Chung born 1982-11-00
  4. ,   
  5. Edgar born 2016-01-01
  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.

    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

    Origin


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

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kewa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=469. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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