Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kung at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)


 ☨ ♀ Kung  

Identification

EEP nr0801

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Origin
Born:* 1908 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1910
Death
Dead: 1957-09-13
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1956-12-19
(dead † 1959-04-07)
Lexi EEP id: 5607
Locations
Present / last location:Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo), in Russia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1954-10-09Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)

Document updated2011-12-27: 
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Description

† Kung is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo), in Russia, 1957-09-13. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 1956-12-19 -- † 1959-04-07 Lexi EEP id: 5607

Origin


Kung was born wild 1908, captured 1910 .


Comments / pictures

Records about Kung from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Kung:

0801 F ~ 1908 WILD WILD VIETNAM ~ 1908 NONE Birth KUNG
ST PETERS 9 Oct 1954 MK0102 Transfer
13 Sep 1957 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kung, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) in Russia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2028. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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