Nang Lieng an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Buon Don Eco Tourism Company

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Nang Lieng at Buon Don Eco Tourism Company

☨ Nang Lieng
ID Number:Local id Number: 3 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Dead date: 2015-05-07,
Death reason: disease: collapsed, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
Location:Buon Don Eco Tourism Company
ArrivalBuon Don Eco Tourism Company
from Buon Don village unspecified owner
Born:* 1974 unknown
Document updated2012-03-28: dead
2018-05-12: date of death
Mahout until death: Y Noel B'Krông.

2015-05-08: A 43-year-old elephant that was used to carry holidaymakers in Vietnam died on May 7, the Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Center said, adding it is examining its carcass to find out what caused the death. Na Lieng, the female elephant, collapsed and couldn't get up on March 29. Its owner, Buon Don Trading and Tourism Company in Dak Lak Province, informed the center, which sent its vets to try to save the animal. However, it collapsed again on May 5 before succumbed two days later.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Nang Lieng, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Buon Don Eco Tourism Company in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7604. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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