Boun Chu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Theptam elephant camp in Thailand

♂ Boun Chu



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 41 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Theptam elephant camp, in Thailand

Date of arrival

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

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

Record history
History of updates2011-04-02: offspring
2011-04-04: pic

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Boun Chu is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Theptam elephant camp, in Thailand.

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


Boun Chu lives together with 2 other elephants at the Theptam elephant camp:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Nam Sok born 2010-01-03
  2. Ou Ay


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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Boun Chu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Theptam elephant camp in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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