Dok Ngern (Riew Roi) an Asian elephant at Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)

Dok Ngern (Riew Roi)
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
ArrivalElephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) 2006-01-22
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Born:* 1999 captive-born
in Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2009-07-12 Chang Yim
  2. (F) 2013-04-06 Dok Mai
  3. (F) 2016-04-26 Dok Rak
Document updated2011-03-11:  alt name
Dok Ngerns name means "silver flower."

Antoinette van de Water was present at the festival in Surin. She resolved to buy Dok Ngern as part of Bring the Elephant HOME, a project which involved bringing two elephants across Thailand to Elephant Nature Park, while educating people about their plight along the way.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Dok Ngern (Riew Roi), an Asian at Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1220. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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