Zhongbo an Asian elephant at Kunming Zoo

♂ Zhongbo
Alternative name:Zhong Bo, Sung Bo
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 39 years old
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People killed:1: elephantkeeper Hu Tianmin, 2004
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Kunming Zoo, in China

Date of Arrival
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Kunming Zoo
from Jinan Zoo (Gold Cow Park)

Document updated2014-02-21: prev loc
2018-05-10: Origin from Thailand? (Name)
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Zhongbo is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Kunming Zoo, in China.

Zhongbo arrived in Kunming Zoo unknown date, relocated from Jinan Zoo (Gold Cow Park) , in China.

In Kunming Zoo, Zhongbo lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. unknown
  2. ,
  3. Ya Long born 1957
  4. , (see detailed list).


Zhongbo was born wild 1982.

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2004-08-00: Zhongbo killed the elephantkeeper Hu Tianmin

Origin from Thailand? (Name)

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Zhongbo, an Asian at Kunming Zoo in China. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1982. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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