Mae Kra Pom
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary in Cambodia

♀ Mae Kra Pom
Alternative name: Me Krapum , Krapong



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1989 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary, in Cambodia

Date of arrival

2023-00-00Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary
from Putang village elephant camp

Record history
History of updates2013-05-18: sex, name, age
2018-04-30: alt spelling name, source
2018-05-10: tex, source

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Mae Kra Pom is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary, in Cambodia.

Kra Pom arrived in 2023-00-00 to the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary, relocated from the Putang village elephant camp, in Cambodia.

In Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary, Mae Kra Pom lives as single living elephant at this location


Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

Mae Kra Pom was born wild 1989.

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2017: Late on Thursday evening, the 60-year-old elephant, named Atork, and female elephant Me Krapum emerged on a hilltop in Romnea commune. The pair had spent two nights in the forest after Atork killed his owner, Choeung Team, after he removed the animal’s shackles to allow tourists to take photographs.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Mae Kra Pom, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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