Kima (Achima)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea

♀ Kima (Achima)



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1985 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1986 Samduri
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Seoul Grand Park Zoo, in South Korea

Date of arrival

1985-00-00Seoul Grand Park Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2010-07-07: birth year, arrival
2018-04-09: prev loc
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:35:24
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Kima (Achima) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Seoul Grand Park Zoo, in South Korea.

Kima (Achima) arrived in 1985-00-00 to the Seoul Grand Park Zoo, relocated from the E.A.G. van den Brink, in Netherlands.

Kima (Achima) lives together with 2 other elephants at the Seoul Grand Park Zoo:
  1. Sakura Jjang born 1964
  2. Sugala born 2004-08-23

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (M) 1986 Samduri


Kima (Achima) was born wild 1981. and imported 1985 by E.A.G. van den Brink

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2 females, by boat to Singapore, by plane to Zoo Seoul, Korea.
G van den Brink

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kima (Achima), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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