Bountom (Bung Toon) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Nasu World Monkey Park

Bountom (Bung Toon)
ID nr:Chip id Number; 151458674A
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Nasu World Monkey Park
ArrivalNasu World Monkey Park 2012-09-29
from Laos unspecified location
Born:* 1996 unknown
Document updated2012-10-16: 
2012-09-29: Imported from Laos. Technically not an import, but a loan from the generous Laotian government, who have agreed to send across six elephants to Japan. The loan is for a short span of three years.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bountom (Bung Toon), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Nasu World Monkey Park in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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