Kham Bun an Asian elephant at Vietnam Circus Federation

☨ Kham Bun
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 6 years old
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 2010-08-11
Death reason: disease: infection in the leg, which reached the bone
Location:Vietnam Circus Federation
ArrivalVietnam Circus Federation 2007-09-00
from Buon Don village unspecified owner
Buon Don village unspecified owner 2006-00-00
from Yok Don National Park
Born:* 2004 wild Vietnam
Document updated2012-04-03: text
2018-10-01: link to EleWiki submitted
2006:The foot was ensnared in a trap in Central Highland Dak Lak Province in 2006.

2007: Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung ordered Kham Bun sent to the Circus Federation in 2007 after forest rangers rescued him and treated his wound.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Kham Bun, an Asian at Vietnam Circus Federation in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5942. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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