Luk Chai an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Western Plains Zoo

Luk Chai
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 69 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Western Plains Zoo
ArrivalWestern Plains Zoo 2015-04-30
from Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo)
Born:* 2009-07-04 captive-born
in Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 96.00 kgs, 211.20 lbs
Parents: Gung (Prawn) x Thong Dee
Siblings through the father Gung (Prawn):
  1. 2010-11-02 -- † 2018-09-03 (F) Tukta
  2. 2016-11-02(M) Sabai
  3. 2017-05-26(M) Jai Dee
Siblings through the mother Thong Dee:
  1. 2016-11-02(M) Sabai
Luk Chais pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-07-27:�name
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2016-01-04: transfer
2018-04-21: PC

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Luk Chai, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4747. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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