Boun Chu an Asian elephant at Theptam elephant camp

♂ Boun Chu



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1983 unknown
Birth place:
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 2007-08-00 unknown

2. Born 2007-08-00 unknown

3. Born 2007-08-00 unknown

4. Born 2008
(dead † 2008)

5. Born 2010-01-03 Nam Sok
Present / last location:Theptam elephant camp, in Thailand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Theptam elephant camp
from Baan Kwan Chang (Klong Son Elephant Camp)
Baan Kwan Chang (Klong Son Elephant Camp)
from Kun Thong Suk

Document updated2011-04-02: offspring
2011-04-04: pic
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Boun Chu is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Theptam elephant camp, in Thailand.

Boun Chu arrived Theptam elephant camp unknown date, relocated from Baan Kwan Chang (Klong Son Elephant Camp), in Thailand.

In Theptam elephant camp, Boun Chu lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Nam Sok born 2010-01-03
  2. ,
  3. Ou Ay
  4. , (see detailed list).


Total: 5 babies

  1. () 2007-08-00 unknown
  2. () 2007-08-00 unknown
  3. () 2007-08-00 unknown
  4. () 2008 -- † 2008 unknown
  5. (M) 2010-01-03 Nam Sok


Boun Chu was born unknown 1983.

Comments / pictures

Origin from Champun area, northern Thailand.

Supposed to have sired at least 12 babies, 3 born at Koh Chang.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Boun Chu, an Asian elephant at Theptam elephant camp in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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