May Tagu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Planckendael Zoo in Belgium

♀ May Tagu
May Tagu. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: � Tony Verhulst
May Tagu. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: � Tony Verhulst

Identification

EEP nr200504

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2005-04-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Port Lympne Zoo

Parents: Luka x ♀ Khaing Phyo Phyo
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2015-05-20
(dead † 2015-05-20)
Baby Q EEP id: 201500

2. Born 2017-12-25 Suki EEP id: 201723?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium

Date of arrival

2012-06-18Planckendael Zoo
from Antwerp Zoo

2006-05-02Antwerp Zoo
from Port Lympne Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-01-11: Image
2012-06-19:ï transfer
2016-12-29: pregnant
2018-03-17: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2018-05-04: pregnant

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


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

May Tagu arrived in 2012-06-18 to the Planckendael Zoo, relocated from the Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium.

May Tagu lives together with 5 other elephants at the Planckendael Zoo:
  1. Tun Kai born 2018-01-13
  2. Kai Mook (Kai-Mook) born 2009-05-17
  3. Kanvar born 2008-07-19
  4. Suki born 2017-12-25
  5. Yu Yu Yin born 1979-02-15


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

Offspring


  1. (M) 2015-05-20 -- † 2015-05-20 Baby Q EEP id: 201500
  2. (F) 2017-12-25 Suki EEP id: 201723?

Origin


May Tagu was born captive-born 2005-04-11 at Port Lympne Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of May Tagu are: ♂ Luka (father) and ♀ Khaing Phyo Phyo (mother).

Siblings through the father Luka:

  1. 1990-11-22 -- † 1990-11-22 (M) Hathi
  2. 1995-01-23 -- † 1995-01-23 (F) killed
  3. 1997-05-06(F) Vishesh
  4. 2002-06-30 -- † 2005-08-15 (M) Sitang
  5. 2005-05-28 -- † 2005-05-28 (M) stillborn
  6. 2005-07-12 -- † 2005-07-12 (F) stillborn
  7. 2020-12-21(M) Yaro
  8. 2021-02-11 -- † 2021-02-16 (M) Kiron

Siblings through the mother Khaing Phyo Phyo:

  1. 1998-02-13(M) Timber
  2. 2002-06-30 - † 2005-08-15 (M) Sitang
  3. 2009-05-17(F) Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)
  4. 2015-06-16 - † 2018-05-27 (F) Qiyo
  5. 2018-04-11 - † 2018-06-26 (M) Tarzen

Pedigree


May Tagus ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

May Tagu

Sire (f):
Luka

Born: 1973-04-13

Sire ff:
Mita

Born:
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Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Tisa

Born:
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Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Khaing Phyo Phyo

Born: 1981-08-31

Sire mf:


Born:
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Dame mm:


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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). May Tagu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=684. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Tony Verhulst, Antwerp Zoo
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