Buon Nhan an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Y Glur B Krong

☨ Buon Nhan
ID nr:Local id Number: 21 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 64 years old
Body height: 2.29 meter, 7.5 feet
Dead date: 2013-04-09
Death reason: unknown: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)) positive?
Location:Y Glur B Krong
ArrivalY Glur B Krong
from Buon Don village unspecified owner
Born:* 1949 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. () unknown
  2. () unknown
  3. () unknown
  4. () unknown
Document updated2013-04-11: dead
Buôn Nhăn had 4 babies, one died, 3 were sold (to Ea Sup, later eventually Cambodia?).

TB positive?

2013-04-09: on the morning of April 9, the elephant owner - Mr. Y Glu Bkrông, a resident of Krong Na commune, Buon Don district, Dak Lak province, went into the Yok Don National Park, where the elephant was chained, to take it to work. He found out that the 63 year-old animal had died. (In news article is stated that the elephant died from overwork)

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Buon Nhan, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Y Glur B Krong in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7602. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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