Kulab an Asian elephant at Melbourne Zoo


♀ Kulab




Identification

Chip id Number12-1714-652A
Local id Number A60409
ASMP nr57

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2000 captive-born
Birth place:
Imported:2006
Freight:Air cargo
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2010-09-10 Ongard Local id: B00566 SSP id: 00
Locations
Present / last location:Melbourne Zoo, in Australia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-11-06Melbourne Zoo
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
from Satuek District unspecified owner

Document updated2010-01-17: Pregnant, Image, Text
2010-09-10: not pregnant
2010-11-30: ASMP number
2011-04-19: prev location
2012-03-13: chip id nr
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Description

Location


Kulab is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Melbourne Zoo, in Australia.

Kulab arrived Melbourne Zoo 2006-11-06, relocated from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station, in Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

In Melbourne Zoo, Kulab lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chaba born 1993
  2. ,
  3. Luk Chai born 2009-07-04
  4. ,
  5. Mali born 2010-01-16
  6. ,
  7. Man Jai born 2013-12-08
  8. ,
  9. Mek Kapah born 1973
  10. ,
  11. Num-Oi born 2001
  12. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2010-09-10 Ongard Local id: B00566 SSP id: 00

Origin


Kulab was born captive-born 2000. and imported 2006, Air cargo


Comments / pictures

Stated parents: Dame: Thongdee Sire: Kaew.

In November 2008, a second pregnancy at the Melbourne Zoo was initiated after ten year old Kulab was artificially inseminated by elephant fertility experts from Berlin and zoo vets with sperm from the zoo’s bull, Bong Su. She was confirmed pregnant in February via ultrasound.



Kulab on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Kulab is mentioned on elephant-news.com

Melbourne zoo's new elephants due by christmas - Elephant News
2006-11-06Melbourne zoo: elephants are here! - Elephant News
2006-12-06Elephants settle into new home in melbourne zoo - Elephant News
2008-12-03Where elephants walk - Elephant News
Melbourne zoo celebrates second elephant pregnancy - Elephant News
2009-02-21Bong su the elephant is set to become a father - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kulab, an Asian elephant at Melbourne Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=585. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Taxon Report for Elephas maximus, by Sjoukje Vaartjes, Animal Records Officer, Melbourne Zoo.
  • Ryan Easley, USA

Links

Internal relevant links

Kulab mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

Melbourne zoo's new elephants due by christmas - Elephant News
2006-11-06Melbourne zoo: elephants are here! - Elephant News
2006-12-06Elephants settle into new home in melbourne zoo - Elephant News
2008-12-03Where elephants walk - Elephant News
Melbourne zoo celebrates second elephant pregnancy - Elephant News
2009-02-21Bong su the elephant is set to become a father - Elephant News

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-19 06:13:18


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