Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm) an Asian elephant at Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo)

♂ Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 58 years old
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Born:* 1962
Present / last location:Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo), in Mexico

Date of Arrival

1973-04-16Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo) from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 1972-01-00
from John S. McCain Jr.
John S. McCain Jr. 1971-09-00
from Lon Nol
Lon Nol 1970-03-00
from Viet Cong elephant camp (NLF)

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Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm) is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo), in Mexico.

Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm) arrived in Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo) 1973-04-16, relocated from Los Angeles Zoo, in United States.

In Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo), Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm) lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chamberú
  2. , (see detailed list).


Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm) was born 1962.

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Chamroeun means progress in the Khmer language

1972: "Lon Nol's gratitude towards McCain continued, including the gift of an elephant (soon named "Cincpachyderm") too large to transport on McCain's DC-6" (Wikipedia)

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm), an Asian at Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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