Chhouk at Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)

Male Asian elephant Chhouk at Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)

Chhouk
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 7 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)
ArrivedPhnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) 2007-00-00
from Mondulkiri province unspecified owner
Born:2011 wild
Document updated2011-02-18:�pictures
2011-04-24:�prev location
Chhouk, a bull elephant now 5 years old, was found in the Cambodian jungle in 2007, alone and close to death, his left front foot mangled by a poacher´s trap.




Chhouks has since then become a prothestis on left front foot.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.abc.net.au/correspondents/content/2011/s3199026.htm
  • http://bioneerscleveland.org/houston-zoo-gets-500k-to-fight-virus-that-killed-6-of-its-elephants/

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