Kham Khoune
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos

♀ Kham Khoune

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:*
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Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos

Date of arrival

2011-00-00Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
Record history
History of updates2013-04-20: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Kham Khoune is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos.

Kham Khoune arrived in 2011-00-00 to the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), Kham Khoune lives together with 13 other elephants at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp):

  1. 1. ♀ Mae Bong born 1967
  2. 2. ♀ Mae Bounthem born 2001
  3. 3. ⚪ Mae Buakham born 1973
  4. 4. ♀ Mae Kham born 1963
  5. 5. ♀ Mae Khamheuang born 1982
  6. 6. ⚪ Mae Khammang born 1980
  7. 7. ♀ Mae Khampang born 1976
  8. 8. ♀ Mae Kong Ngeun (Kongngeung)
  9. 9. ♀ Mae Bounnam born 1959
  10. 10. ♀ Mae Cot born >1948
  11. 11. ⚪ Maxi born 2013-05-23
  12. 12. ♀ Mae San born 1978
  13. 13. ♀ Mae Uak born 1965

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Origin


Kham Khoune was born .


Comments / pictures

2001: While working in the logging industry, she was injured when she stepped on a UXO (Un-Exploded Ordinance) that was left behind by the Indochina War. She suffered the loss of part of her left front foot and is partially handicapped as a result.

2011: A person from Australia and a person from Germany offered to donate funds to Elephant Village in order to rescue an elephant from the logging industry and place it in our care. At the time, we knew of 3 elephants that were available and suitable for rescue. It was decided that the elephant most in need of rescue was Mae Kham Koun.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kham Khoune, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13402. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Michael Roerig, Elephant village, Luang Prabang, Laos
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