Krong (K´Rong)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Hanoi Zoo in Vietnam

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Krong (K´Rong)  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Born:* 1983 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2012-06-09
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hanoi Zoo, in Vietnam

Date of arrival

1990-05-17Hanoi Zoo
from Vietnam Circus Federation

Record history
History of updates2011-07-31: records
2018-04-25: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Krong (K´Rong) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2012-06-09 at Hanoi Zoo, in Vietnam, . Official death reason described as collapsed and died.


Krong (K´Rong) was born unknown 1983.

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A male elephant of the Hanoi Zoo, which is popular among Vietnamese children, fell down and died on June 9. A healthy K’rong. K’rong was very thin before he died. The elephant, named K’rong, collapsed at 5.30am. [...] The zoo received K’rong from the Vietnam Circuit Association in 1990.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Krong (K´Rong), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Hanoi Zoo in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 January 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2012 deaths | 1983 births | Elephants from Hanoi Zoo | Vietnam | Asian elephants

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