Khun Dej at Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)

Khun Dej
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: maybe about 8 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Location:Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
ArrivedElephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) 2014-10-18
from TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
Born:2010? wild
Document updated2018-04-26: new record
Got trapped in a snare that was set up by people hoping to capture small animals...After he was found , he was taken to a nearby government hospital... He arrived ENP on 18 October 2014.

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  • https://www.elephantnaturepark.org/elephant-week-khun-dej/

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