Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Planckendael Zoo in Belgium

♀ Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)


EEP nr200906


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 2009-05-17 captive-born
Birth place: in Antwerp Zoo
Birth weight 80.00 kgs, 176.00 lbs

Parents: Alexander x ♀ Khaing Phyo Phyo
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2018-01-13 Tun Kai EEP id: 201801?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium

Date of arrival

2012-06-18Planckendael Zoo
from Antwerp Zoo

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Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium.

Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) arrived in 2012-06-18 to the Planckendael Zoo, relocated from the Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium.


Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) lives together with 4 other elephants at the Planckendael Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Tun Kai born 2018-01-13
  2. Kanvar born 2008-07-19
  3. May Tagu born 2005-04-11
  4. Suki born 2017-12-25


  1. (F) 2018-01-13 Tun Kai EEP id: 201801?


Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) was born captive-born 2009-05-17 at Antwerp Zoo.


Parents of Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) are: ♂ Alexander (father) and ♀ Khaing Phyo Phyo (mother).

Siblings through the father Alexander:

  1. 1994-12-11(F) Piccolo (Piccolina)
  2. 1999-01-11 -- † 1999-01-12 (M) Willi
  3. 2000-11-28(F) Bangka
  4. 2002-01-20 -- † 2002-12-20 (M) Senang
  5. 2003-05-13(F) Trong Nhi
  6. 2003-07-26(F) Anak
  7. 2004-02-21(M) Sibu
  8. 2005-08-02(F) Yindee
  9. 2007-05-07(F) Asha
  10. 2007-12-28 -- † 2007-12-28 (F) unborn
  11. 2008-02-17(M) Billy (Budi)
  12. 2009-02-10 -- † 2013-12-17 (F) Tonya
  13. 2009-02-11 -- † 2009-02-11 (F) stillborn
  14. 2009-11-10(F) Kina
  15. 2012-11-01(M) Kyan
  16. 2015-01-07 -- † 2015-01-07 () stillborn

Siblings through the mother Khaing Phyo Phyo:

  1. 1998-02-13(M) Timber
  2. 2002-06-30 - † 2005-08-15 (M) Sitang
  3. 2005-04-11(F) May Tagu
  4. 2015-06-16 - † 2018-05-27 (F) Qiyo
  5. 2018-04-11 - † 2018-06-26 (M) Tarzen


Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)s ancestral Pedigree:

Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)

Sire (f):

Born: 1978

Sire ff:

Born: 1960
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:

Born: 1958
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Khaing Phyo Phyo

Born: 1981-08-31

Sire mf:

Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:

Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Comments / pictures

The newborn baby-elephant from Khaing Phyo Phyo x Alexander (Amersfoort Zoo the Netherlands) is a female, her name is Kai-Mook which means pearl. The baby is doing very well and had her first drink. Since this calf is a female she will remain in the hird at Antwerp Zoo with all other females (Mother Khaing Phyo Phyo, Sibling May Tagu, Aunt Yu Yu Yin and Dumbo).

Born 8:45. Daughter May Tagu and Yu Yu Yin stayed with the mother. 99% Female. On her Feet after 20 minutes.

Webcam is not always working properly but you can have a look here. Only in Dutch and French version: http://www.baby-olifant.be/"

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kai Mook (Kai-Mook), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4744. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Martijn Fabrie

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