Chhouk an Asian elephant at Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)



♂ Chhouk



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
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Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), in Cambodia

Date of Arrival

2007-00-00Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)
from Mondulkiri province unspecified location

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Chhouk is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), in Cambodia.

Chhouk arrived in Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) 2007-00-00, relocated from Mondulkiri province unspecified location, in Cambodia.

In Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), Chhouk lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chamroeun
  2. ,
  3. Sakor born 1996
  4. ,
  5. Lucky born 1998
  6. ,
  7. Narann (Aram, Naram, Orang) born 1999
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Chhouk was born wild 2011.


Comments / pictures

Chhouk, a bull elephant now 5 years old, was found in the Cambodian jungle in 2007, alone and close to death, his left front foot mangled by a poacher´s trap.




Chhouks has since then become a prothestis on left front foot.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chhouk, an Asian at Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4363. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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