Panamtu at Gajah Mungkur zoo

Panamtu
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
People killed:1
Location:Gajah Mungkur zoo
ArrivedGajah Mungkur zoo
from Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)
Born:
Document updated2016-12-15: mankiller
2018-04-05: prev loc Way Kambas
The Zoo in Wonogiri had 1,1 elephants from Way Kambas.

2016-05-11: The elephant attacked Esthi Octavia Warahapsari, 25, in the zoo at Gajah Mungkur Reservoir where she worked, as she reportedly attempted to take a selfie photo in front of the animal. Zoo officials rushed her to Soediran Mangun Sumarso Hospital in Wonogiri but she succumbed to her injuries on the way to the hospital.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/05/11/vet-killed-by-elephant-at-zoo.html
  • http://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/Gajah/21-01-Reilly.pdf

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