Captain (Phamorn) at Unknown

Captain (Phamorn)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 28 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Unknown
ArrivedUnknown 2011-09-12
from Camp Chang Kalim
Born:1989 unknown
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 3500.00 kg, 7700.00 lbs
Document updated2011-09-28: text, weight records, source
2009: registered within Livestock Office, Phuket.
2010: In musth during end of january.
2011: Captain, a 22-year-old male, attacked another elephant (Pancake) on a trek on September 12, leaving Ukrainian honeymooner Tetiana Meia, 26, still recovering today in a Phuket hospital from a compound leg fracture.

Swedish tourist Gustav Karlsson, 31, suffered similar breaks when he leapt from the back of Captain in full rampage early last year.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.phuketgazette.net/archives/articles/2011/article11065.html

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