Yu Yu Yin an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Planckendael Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Yu Yu Yin at Planckendael Zoo

Yu Yu Yin. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: © Tony Verhulst
Yu Yu Yin
ID nr:EEP Number: 7902 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Planckendael Zoo
ArrivalPlanckendael Zoo 2012-06-18
from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 2006-05-02
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1999-11-22
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1995-11-09
from Rhenen Zoo
Rhenen Zoo 1989-06-05
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1989-06-01
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Born:* 1979-02-15 unknown
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1998-03-01 Maxim, EEP nr: 9802
  2. (M) 2005-05-28 -- † 2005-05-28 stillborn, EEP nr: 200505
Document updated2009-01-11: Image
2012-06-19: transfer
2018-04-09: prev location
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, D., (2020). Yu Yu Yin, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=685. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Tony Verhulst, Antwerp Zoo
  • G van den Brink

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