Mega
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo) in Indonesia

♀ Mega

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2008-06-18 Bongo
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo), in Indonesia

Date of arrival

Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo)
Record history
History of updates2009-08-19: New elephant

Latest document update2021-01-14 11:59:47
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Biography

Location


Mega is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo), in Indonesia.

Mega arrived to the Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo) unknown date, Mega lives together with 20 other elephants at the Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo):

  1. 2. ♂ Bongo born 2008-06-18
  2. 3. ♂ Covid born 2020-04-28
  3. 4. ♀ Intan
  4. 5. ♀ Inul born 2003-06-20
  5. 6. ♀ Kartini born 2013-04-12
  6. 7. ♀ Linda born 1971
  7. 8. ♀ Marsini
  8. 9. ♀ Mustika born 1984
  9. 10. ♀ Nila
  10. 11. ♀ Nina
  11. 12. ♂ Taru
  12. 13. ⚪ unknown born 2006-12-22
  13. 14. ⚪ unknown born 2006-09-13
  14. 15. ⚪ unknown born 2006-05-18
  15. 16. ⚪ unknown born 1995
  16. 17. ⚪ unknown born 2006-03-06
  17. 18. ⚪ unknown born 2009-01-04
  18. 19. ⚪ Unnamed born 2009-02-08
  19. 20. ♂ Unnamed born 2012-01-02
  20. 21. ♀ Wulan


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2008-06-18 Bongo

Origin


Mega was born wild 1982.


Comments / pictures

The 26 year old Sumatran elephant Megu gave birth to her second calf in June 2008.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mega, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Taman Safari Indonesia (Bogor Zoo) in Indonesia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4865. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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