Bua
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden

♀ Bua
Bua on walk outside the enclosure in 2009, with keeper Dan Koehl.
Bua on walk outside the enclosure in 2009, with keeper Dan Koehl.

Identification

EEP nr9711

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1997 unknown
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Imported:2004-04-08
Freight:Air cargo
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2013-07-27 Namsai EEP id: 201308

2. Born 2017-10-03 noname EEP id: 201721?

3. Born 2020-03-17
(dead † 2021-12-07)
Prince EEP id: 202005
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden

Date of arrival

2004-04-07Kolmarden Zoo
from Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine

2004-00-00Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine
from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

2004-00-00King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
from Pala-U forest elephant camp

2004-00-00Pala-U forest elephant camp
from King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
from Somroj Khukitikasem

Somroj Khukitikasem
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2011-11-26: inseminated




2012-03-20: pregnant, picture




2013-11-03: not pregnant




2016-10-14: pregnant again


2017-10-00: not pregnant, PC

Latest document update2020-10-19 04:19:41
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Location


Bua is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden.

Bua arrived in 2004-04-07 to the Kolmarden Zoo, relocated from the Norrköping industrial hall temporary quarantine, in Sweden.

Bua lives together with 2 other elephants at the Kolmarden Zoo:
  1. Sao Noi (Saonoi) born 1996
  2. Tonsak born 1998

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2013-07-27 Namsai EEP id: 201308
  2. () 2017-10-03 noname EEP id: 201721?
  3. (M) 2020-03-17 -- † 2021-12-07 Prince EEP id: 202005

Origin


Bua was born unknown 1997 at Thailand unspecified location. and imported 2004-04-08, Air cargo


Comments / pictures

Bua in Kolmarden Zoo
Bua after arrival in Kolmarden. May 2004. Photo: Thomas Antmar

2012-03-17: Bua is pregnant.

2011-11-23: Bua was artificially inseminated with sperms from Raja in Woburn

Bua in Kolmarden Zoo
2011-11-23: Bua was artificially inseminated with sperms from Raja in Woburn

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bua, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=144. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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