Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) at Elephant Valley Project Cambodia

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) at Elephant Valley Project Cambodia

Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 58 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
ArrivedElephant Valley Project Cambodia 2014-12-00
from Sin Sorn
Sin Sorn 2012-02-00
from Wat Phnom
Wat Phnom 1993-00-00
from Sin Sorn
Sin Sorn 1979-00-00
from Khmer Rouge cadres labour camp
Born:1960 wild
Document updated2011-02-12:�text, source
2012-03-06:�removed from work at the temple
2016-01-25: transfer

Contradictory records:
According to the owner: Origin from Oral Mountains, Kampung Speau province.
Spend some years, brutalized at a Khmer Rogue camp.
During late seventies by unknown owner, Kravagn mountains, Pursat province.

Other sources state Sin Sorn bought her after the fall of Khmer Rogue, fabricated the story about Khmer Rogue, and that she is younger than he claims.

Sources, among others

  • Vanthet Song
  • http://www.phnompenh.gov.kh/phnom-penh-city-wat-phnom-138.html
  • http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2008/0409/p20s01-wosc.html

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