Pak Boon at Taronga Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Pak Boon at Taronga Zoo

Pak Boon and Tukta. Taronga Zoo 02/2011. Photo: � Anthony Johnson, SMH.com.au
Pak Boon
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 62 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Taronga Zoo
ArrivedTaronga Zoo 2006-11-02
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal 2004-00-00
from
Born:1992 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2010-11-02 -- † 2018-09-03 Tukta
  2. (M) 2017-05-26 Jai Dee
Document updated2010-12-03:�nr
2011-02-05:�Sick, Text, Image RE
2011-04-19:�prev locations
2016-04-14: pregnant
2018-04-21: PC
In December 2010, Pak Boon was diagnosed with Tuberculosis.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/zoo-says-no-risk-to-visitors-after-elephant-diagnosed-with-tuberculosis-20110204-1agw8.html
  • Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia.

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