noname (wild) at Yok Don National Park

 Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) noname (wild) at Yok Don National Park

† noname (wild)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: < 1 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2013-03-18,
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Yok Don National Park
ArrivedYok Don National Park
Born:2013? wild in
Yok Don National Park
Document updated2018-05-11: new record, death report
2013-03-21: The dead body of a wild elephant in a state of decay and stinking, was detected on the bank of the Ea Sup Thuong Lake in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, which is known as the land of elephants in Vietnam, on March 18....Mr. Huynh Trung Lan - Director of the Dak Lak Center for Elephant Conservation – said on March 20 that the Center coordinated with the authorities of Ea Sup District to destroy the body of the elephant, which is about 3 months old....The dead elephant was discovered on March 18 by local people.

Mr. Lan said the dead elephant may be a member in the 20-head elephant herd that sometimes appeared in the Yok Don National Park and Ea Sup district.

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