Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Chit Mi Mi at Amersfoort Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Chit Mi Mi  


EEP nr8506


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 28 years old
Status:foot problems
Born:* 1985-01-06 unknown
Birth place:
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Dead: 2013-03-20
Death reason: euthanised: chronic pain caused by problems with her ??legs and feet
Present / last location:Amersfoort Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1990-10-05Amersfoort Zoo
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1990-09-00
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Document updated2013-03-20: new record
2018-04-13: prev location
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† Chit Mi Mi is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Amersfoort Zoo, in Netherlands, from euthanised 2013-03-20. Official death reason described as chronic pain caused by problems with her ??legs and feet. (see detailed list).


Chit Mi Mi was born unknown 1985-01-06. and imported 1990, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

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The group that also contained khine war war and chit Mimi was housed shortly at Vd Brink Soest and came to Amersfoort on 1990-10-05.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Chit Mi Mi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amersfoort Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bas Aalders, Amersfoort
  • Jos Breukers
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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