Yu Yu Yin
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Planckendael Zoo in Belgium

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Yu Yu Yin  dead elephant
Yu Yu Yin. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: © Tony Verhulst
Yu Yu Yin. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: © Tony Verhulst


EEP nr7902


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Born:* 1979-02-15 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Dead: 2023-07-24
Death reason: unknown:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1998-03-01 Maxim EEP id: 9802

2. Born 2005-05-28
(dead † 2005-05-28)
stillborn EEP id: 200505
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

1999-11-22Port Lympne Zoo
from Rotterdam Zoo

1995-11-09Rotterdam Zoo
from Rhenen Zoo

1989-06-05Rhenen Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1989-06-01Soest Zoo 1989-06-01
from E.A.G. van den Brink

E.A.G. van den Brink
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2020-10-04

Latest document update2023-08-06 12:12:39
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† Yu Yu Yin is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2023-07-24 at Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium, .


  1. (M) 1998-03-01 Maxim EEP id: 9802
  2. (M) 2005-05-28 -- † 2005-05-28 stillborn EEP id: 200505


Yu Yu Yin was born unknown 1979-02-15. and imported 1989 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

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5 females to Zoo Rhenen, Holland. They were inspected by Mr Peter up country and at Rangoon Zoo.
van den Brink, 2014

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Yu Yu Yin, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=685. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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