Ming Jung an Asian elephant at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park


♂ Ming Jung
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 200704
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2007-04-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
Birth weight 100.00 kgs, 220.00 lbs

Parents: Kongka x ♀ Tong Koon
Locations
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
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2019-10-28Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 2012-07-12
from Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)

Document updated2016-01-04: eep nr
2020-11-05: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2200
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Ming Jung is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom.

Ming Jung arrived in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 2019-10-28, relocated from Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium.

In Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Ming Jung 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. Khaing Mya born 1982-03-04
  10. ,
  11. Lucha (Khaing Hwia See) born 1982-05-24
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Ming Jung was born captive-born 2007-04-16 at Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Ming Jung are: ♂ Kongka (father) and ♀ Tong Koon (mother).


Siblings through the father Kongka:

  1. 2002-12-20(M) Koon Muang
  2. 2003-01-21(F) Aiyaret
  3. 2003-09-01 -- † 2003-09-01 (M) miscarriage

Siblings through the mother Tong Koon:

  1. 2011-04-08(M) Rajendra
  2. 2017-06-08(M) Kitai

Pedigree


Ming Jungs pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

conceived in Thailand by the bull Plai Kongka in Ayutthaya.(EEG 13)



Ming Jung on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Ming Jung is mentioned on elephant-news.com

2007-04-25Baby elephant ming jung tries to edge out star polar bear knut - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Ming Jung, an Asian at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2473. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Ming Jung mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

2007-04-25Baby elephant ming jung tries to edge out star polar bear knut - Elephant News

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