Shu Tein
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in Japan

♀ Shu Tein
Alternative name: Shu Tein Nu


JAZA nr nr00


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Born:* 1991-04-28 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:2018 by Unknown
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2003-09-12 Pearl JAZA id: 00

2. Born 2013-05-12 Nyein JAZA id: 00
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, in Japan

Date of arrival

2018-11-30Sapporo Maruyama Zoo
from Myanmar unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2018-12-04: new record
2021-09-17: Unknown importer

Latest document update2021-09-17 10:08:56
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Shu Tein is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, in Japan.

Shu Tein arrived in 2018-11-30 to the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, relocated from the Myanmar unspecified location, in Myanmar.

Shu Tein lives together with 4 other elephants at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo:
  1. Nyein born 2013-05-12
  2. Pearl born 2003-09-12
  3. Si Sh born 2008-04-04
  4. Tao born 2023-08-19

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (F) 2003-09-12 Pearl JAZA id: 00
  2. (F) 2013-05-12 Nyein JAZA id: 00


Shu Tein was born unknown 1991-04-28 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 2018 by Unknown

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Shu Tein, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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