Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Joe at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)


♂ Joe
Alternative name:Kejora

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus borneensis
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2012 wild
Birth place: in Gunung Rara Forest Reserve

Parents: x ♀ noname (wild)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo), in Malaysia

Date of arrival

2013-01-26Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)
Record history
History of updates2013-04-20: new record
2018-05-26: updated source list
2020-09-22: subspecies

Latest document update2020-11-05 19:36:03
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Description

Location


Joe is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo), in Malaysia.

Joe arrived Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo) 2013-01-26,

In Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo), Joe lives together with 12 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Amoi born 2008-05-00
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  3. 2. ♂ Bagahak born 2002
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  5. 3. ♂ Boy born 1998
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  7. 4. ♀ Girl born 1997
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  9. 5. ♀ Huminodun
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  11. 6. ♀ Komali born 1995
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  13. 7. ♀ Limba born 1979
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  15. 8. ♀ Miss (Miss Rocco) born 1985
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  17. 9. ♂ Pikang born 2009
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Ruandu
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♂ Sumandak born 2008-02-01
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  23. 12. ♀ Takiri born 1998
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    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Joe was born wild 2012 at Gunung Rara Forest Reserve.

Parentage


Parents of Joe are: ♂ (father) and ♀ noname (wild) (mother).


Pedigree


Joes ancestral Pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

2013-01-25: Joe was found nudging his dead mother on a path close to a logging operation at Yayasan Sabah's Forest Management Unit 23 in the Gunung Rara forest reserve on Jan 25. Wildlife officials had gone into the area to investigate the mysterious deaths that were first discovered on Dec 29.

2013-02-01: His mother was one of 14 rare Borneo pygmy elephants that have been found dead of suspected poisoning in recent days in a series of fatalities that has shaken conservation efforts.

2013-04-19: “He has gained 50kg since his arrival. He is 150kg now. He is still nursing, and we give him three liters of milk every two hours. He ‘wails’ when he is hungry,” Augustine said of Joe.



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2013-07-11Orphaned calf joe doing well - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Joe, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo) in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13393. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Joe mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

2013-07-11Orphaned calf joe doing well - Elephant News

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    This document was updated: 2020-11-05 19:36:03


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