Palong at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

† Palong
ID Number:EEP Number: 8610 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Dead date: 2003-04-17
Death reason: euthanised: stiff foreleg
Location:Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
ArrivedRotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1998-08-13
from Singapore Zoo
Singapore Zoo 1991-10-07
Born:1986 wild Malaysia
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) -- † 1999-07-00 Sri Utama
Document updated2009-02-28: 
2011-04-05: Previous locations, Birth, Text RE
Palong was positive for elephant herpes virus, and survived twice after treatment, but was then euthanized some years later.

Before his arrival at the Singapore Zoo, Palong arrived at location 'MALAY DW' in 1987 as listed in the EEP Studbook.

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