MoMo an Asian elephant at Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

♀ MoMo

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Alternative name:Mo Mo, Moe Moe



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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2016-01-08: new record
2018-10-23: turn 65 years
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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 in this database: (detailed list)

  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 detailed list).


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

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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, an Asian elephant at Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo) in Myanmar. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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