Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
MoMo at Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

♀ MoMo



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Alternative name:Mo Mo, Moe Moe

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 68 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1953 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1953 Loikaw, Kayah State
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo), in Myanmar

Date of arrival

1961-06-06Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from U Khoon Sandah

Record history
History of updates2016-01-08: new record
2018-10-23: turn 65 years

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

Location


MoMo is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo), in Myanmar.

MoMo arrived Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo) 1961-06-06, relocated from U Khoon Sandah, in Myanmar.

In Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo), MoMo lives together with 5 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Ma Chaw Lay
  2. ,   
  3. Ma Hla Chaw
  4. ,   
  5. Myo Myo
  6. ,   
  7. unknown
  8. ,   
  9. Win Than Htun born 2003
  10. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


MoMo was born wild 1953, captured 1953 , captured at Loikaw, Kayah State.


Comments / pictures

1953: She was captured from the wild and her parents’ identities remain unknown.
1961: Arrived in 1961 from Kayar States. Donated to Yangon Zoo by U Khoon Sandah from Loikaw, Kayah State, on June 6, 1961.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). MoMo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo) in Myanmar. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10411. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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