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

Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 58 years old
Location:Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo)
ArrivalParque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo) 1973-04-16
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)
Born:* 1962
Document updated2016-04-26: text
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)

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Koehl, D., (2020). Chamberú (Chameroun, Cincpachyderm), an Asian at Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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