Bokva
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Airavata Elephant Foundation in Cambodia

♂ Bokva
Bokva in November 2019, in front of him his mahout, Mr Boun Rueng, of the Brau tribe. Photo: Dan Koehl
Bokva in November 2019, in front of him his mahout, Mr Boun Rueng, of the Brau tribe. Photo: Dan Koehl
Alternative name: Ba Kva

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 50 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1972 captive-born
Birth place: in Phume Kaplaeng elephant village

Parents: x ♀ Y Tok
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Airavata Elephant Foundation, in Cambodia

Date of arrival

2015-00-00Airavata Elephant Foundation
from Phume Kaplaeng elephant village

Record history
History of updates2013-02-20:name and location
2016-09-23: transfer
2020-05-22: picture

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Bokva is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Airavata Elephant Foundation, in Cambodia.

Bokva arrived in 2015-00-00 to the Airavata Elephant Foundation, relocated from the Phume Kaplaeng elephant village, in Cambodia.

Bokva lives together with 3 other elephants at the Airavata Elephant Foundation:
  1. Achariyek Noelle born 2021-12-26
  2. Ikeo born 1983
  3. Khamsen

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Bokva was born captive-born 1972 at Phume Kaplaeng elephant village.

Parentage


Parents of Bokva are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Y Tok (mother).

Siblings through the mother Y Tok:

  1. (F) noname
  2. 1980(F) unknown

Pedigree


Bokvas ancestral Pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

Bokva in Airavata Elephant Foundation
Bokva during the years when he was with previous owner

Bokva is today maybe Cambodias largest captive elephant

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bokva, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Airavata Elephant Foundation in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6673. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1972 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Airavata Elephant Foundation | Cambodia | Asian elephants


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