Don Chung
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

♀ Don Chung


EEP nr8406


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1982-11-00 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1984-05-09Leipzig Zoo
from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)

1983-11-00Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
from Dak Lak province unspecified camp

Record history
History of updates2009-10-31: new record
2018-05-16: prev location Dak Lak

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Don Chung is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Don Chung arrived in 1984-05-09 to the Leipzig Zoo, relocated from the Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo), in Vietnam.

Don Chung lives together with 8 other elephants at the Leipzig Zoo:
  1. Akito born 2022-09-25
  2. Astra born 1980-00-00
  3. Edgar born 2016-01-01
  4. Kewa born 1983-00-00
  5. Pantha born 2012-06-01
  6. Rani born 2009-07-03
  7. Thuza born 2008-12-13
  8. Voi Nam born 2002-04-05

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Don Chung was born wild 1982-11-00.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Don Chung, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 February 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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