Giving names of Sumatran elephants baby by the Minister of Forestry of Indonesia in Ragunan Zoo


One baby male Sumatran elephant was given the name by the Minister of Forestry Zulkifli Hasan H., SE, MM on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 held at the location of the Sumatran elephant enclosure (Elephas maximus sumatranus) Ragunan Zoo. The given name is Prince. Prince name was given by reason of the name is the unique name of Lampung. The naming ceremony of the Sumatran elephant’s child as a series of activities Warning Anniversary TMR to 150. In addition to the event will also be disseminated MUI No. 4 In 2014 on the conservation of endangered species to maintain the balance of the ecosystem by the Ministry of Forestry. The male elephant birth is the first child from the marriage of the couple male elephant named Arli (+22 years) and female elephant named Agustin (+15 years), and is the second-born Sumatran elephants in Kruger Ragunan. Arli imported from Way Kambas on November 13, 1997, while its parent Agustin was born in Ragunan Zoo on August 27, 1999.

The elephant calf birth process running as normal / natural that since one month before birth until one month after the birth of an elephant nurses intensely monitored for 24 hours.

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