Seila an Asian elephant at Phnom Penh Safari World

Female ♀ Asian  Seila at Phnom Penh Safari World

Photo: © Agnes Rogers.
Seila
Alternative name:Tela
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Management:unknown
Location:Phnom Penh Safari World
ArrivalPhnom Penh Safari World 2018-10-00
from Kampot Teuk Chhou zoo
Kampot Teuk Chhou zoo
from Mondulkiri province unspecified location
Born:* 1991 unknown
Document updated2011-03-14: prev loc.
2011-12-25: name, birth year
2012-08-27: alt name
2018-05-23: text, citing Pawsweb
2018-11-02: transferred
Not confirmed claim on Pawsweb: August 12, 1999: Cambodian Farmer Kills Elephant, Sells Calf - A Cambodian farmer was arrested for killing an
elephant and selling her calf, but was released after he paid about half his profit in fines, according to the Associated Press. The farmer told police that he shot the calf's mother by accident when he opened fire on a herd of elephants that had been grazing on his crops every night. He sold the calf for $460 at a local market. Later they discovered the calf was resold for $1800 to a government official with a private zoo.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Seila, an Asian at Phnom Penh Safari World in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5853. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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