Gold at Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC )

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Gold at Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC )

Gold
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC )
ArrivedDak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC )
from Yok Don National Park elephant camp
Yok Don National Park elephant camp 2016-03-28
from Yok Don National Park
Born:2015-12-00 wild in
Yok Don National Park
Capture: 2016, trapped in a well, Dak Lak province, Vietnam
Document updated2018-05-11: text
2016-11-24: Baby elephant Gold was found trapped in a well earlier this year and his future looked bleak, but now he is living the life he deserves.

A depleted herd of wild elephant still roam Vietnam’s Dak Lak province, but when baby Gold became trapped in a well, he was separated from his family.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.thanhniennews.com/society/elephant-herd-rejects-baby-rescued-in-central-vietnam-61168.html
  • http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/survival-of-the-unfittest-vietnam-s-disappearing-elephants-battle-to-stay-alive/story-p3PDIGx86SYFmHv2zSeRzK.html
  • https://www.animalsasia.org/uk/media/news/news-archive/orphaned-elephant-loves-his-new-sandpit-and-swimming-pool.html

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