Lan Po
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Taipei Zoo in Taiwan

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Lan Po  dead elephant


SSP nr386


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1982
Dead: 2011-04-22
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan

Date of arrival

1986-10-13Taipei Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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† Lan Po is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2011-04-22 at Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan, .


Lan Po was born wild 1980 at Africa unspecified location, captured 1982 .

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In the 2005 Edition of the North American Regional Studbook for the African Elephant, this animal is listed as alive. The 2008 SSP Update lists this elephant as Lost to Follow-up.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Lan Po, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Taipei Zoo, through Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS)

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