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Cambodia has about 425 (min. 250, max. 600) wild elephants. Source:Maltby & Bourchier (2011)
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Map above: Elephant distribution (yellow) in Cambodia. Source: Fauna and Flora International, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
2011: The present numbers of wild elephants has been correlated to DNA studies of feaces, a project supported by Fauna and Flora International, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
2006: surveys that collected DNA from elephant dung in Seima Protection Forest revealed a population of approximately 116 animals within the protected area — but not a single elephant was seen during the study.
1999: 500-1000 (Osborn and Vinton, 1999)
1995: 2 000 (Kemf and Jackson, 1995)
There is 121 captive elephants (Jack Highwood, 2011)
During the Pol Pot regime, some domesticated elephants reverted to a wild state. Very few wild elephants were captured during the period 1980 to 2000, according to local people in Mondulkiri.(FAO)
Reference listKoehl, D., Facts about elephants in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2020) available online retrieved at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Cambodia. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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Kept totally 1 elephants
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