Pac Kham (Beckham) at Mount Elephant elephant camp

† Pac Kham (Beckham)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Dead date: 2011-04-24
Death reason: poached:
Location:Mount Elephant elephant camp
ArrivedMount Elephant elephant camp 2004-00-00
from Dak Lak province unspecified camp
Born:1973 unknown
Document updated2011-12-27: text
2012-01-10: alt name
The elephant was around 4 tons, 38 years old. It was bought from the Dak Lak province in 2000, at the price of VND700 million (around US$40,000). Its job was serving tourists at the Tuyen Lam tourist site. The elephant was hired from Dak Lak Province seven years ago.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.thanhniennews.com/2010/Pages/20110515154049.aspx
  • http://en.baomoi.com/Info/Trial-put-off-as-elephant-trader-makes-tame-claim/3/173656.epi
  • http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/Miscellany/204999/Elephant-survives-second-poacher-attack.html

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