Mae Bounma an Asian elephant at Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC)


♀ Mae Bounma


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
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Characteristics:Small cuts on the left ear and a large oval cut on the right ear
Body weight: 2649.00 kg, 5827.80 lbs
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1981 unknown
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC), in Laos

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-02-19Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC)
from Thongmixay District unspecified location

Document updated2018-04-13: new record
2018-05-02: name
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Description

Location


Mae Bounma is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC), in Laos.

Bounma arrived in Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC) 2018-02-19, relocated from Thongmixay District unspecified location, in Laos.

In Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC), Mae Bounma lives together with 28 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Mae Boun Nam
  2. ,
  3. Bua Banh born 1986
  4. ,
  5. Dor Khoun Meuang born 2013
  6. ,
  7. Kham Ten
  8. ,
  9. Mae Kham Vong born >2010
  10. ,
  11. Mae Khian
  12. ,
  13. Mae Khoun II (Mae Khoun Song)
  14. ,
  15. Mae Khoun Noy born 1972
  16. ,
  17. Mae Khram Ohn
  18. ,
  19. Mae Lay Kham born 1975
  20. ,
  21. Mae Boungnor born 1992
  22. ,
  23. Mae Kham Ohn born 1993
  24. ,
  25. Mae Thongkhoun born 1996
  26. ,
  27. Noy born 2010
  28. ,
  29. Noy
  30. ,
  31. Mae Noy born 1988
  32. ,
  33. Phai Kham Sing born 2001
  34. ,
  35. Mae Ping
  36. ,
  37. Sinouan
  38. ,
  39. Phu Suriya born 2011-09-30
  40. ,
  41. Phu Thongkoon
  42. ,
  43. unknown
  44. ,
  45. unknown
  46. ,
  47. unknown
  48. ,
  49. unknown
  50. ,
  51. unknown
  52. ,
  53. unknown
  54. ,
  55. Xang Phuan Noy born 2011-10-25
  56. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

Mae Bounma was born unknown 1981.


Comments / pictures

2018: Mae Bounma is around 37 years old...Her tail is also missing hairs. At the Center she has a new mahout to take care of her, Mr. Keo has been working with elephants since he was a young boy.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mae Bounma, an Asian at Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC) in Laos. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11015. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-25 13:32:44


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