Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Khaing Mya at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park


♀ Khaing Mya
Alternative name:Khine Mya Htoo

Identification

EEP nr8205

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1982-03-04 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1989
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2001-12-04Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from London Zoo
London Zoo 1994-04-16
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1994-03-15
from London Zoo
London Zoo 1993-06-08
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1993-05-12
from London Zoo
London Zoo 1989-07-13
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink 1989-00-00
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Document updated2009-03-04: Management
2018-04-09: prev location
2018-06-29: pc
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Description

Location


Khaing Mya is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Khaing Mya arrived Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 2001-12-04, relocated from London Zoo, in United Kingdom.

In Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Khaing Mya lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Elizabeth born 2016-06-10
  2. ,
  3. Geetha born 2009-07-23
  4. ,
  5. Karishma born 1998-08-27
  6. ,
  7. Kaylee born 1982-07-20
  8. ,
  9. Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) born 1982-05-24
  10. ,
  11. Ming Jung born 2007-04-16
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Khaing Mya was born unknown 1982-03-04. and imported 1989, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam


Comments / pictures

3 females to London Zoo, inspected by Mr Brian and Mr John in Rangoon Zoo, Burma.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Khaing Mya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1894. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • van den brink

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