Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) in Malaysia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unknown  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 1938?
Death reason: accident: slipped down a bank and was strangled in a creeper.
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) , in Malaysia

Date of arrival

1938-00-00Borneo Company Ltd (BCL)
Record history
History of updates2010-04-22: 

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† unknown is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1938? at Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) , in Malaysia, . Official death reason described as slipped down a bank and was strangled in a creeper..


unknown was born unknown .

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Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) brought in two cow elephants together with their Thai riders, for use in forest operations above the Pelagus rapids in Upper Rejang.
Origin of elephants in Borneo

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5684. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Origin of elephants in Borneo, by Earl of Cranbrook, J. Payne and Charles M.U. Leh

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