Phu Sombhun an Asian elephant at Baan Na Klang (village)


 ☨ ♂ Phu Sombhun  

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Alternative name:Som Boon, Jack
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
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Origin
Born:* 2013-03-31 captive-born
Birth place: in Elephant Special Tours

Parents: x ♀ Geo I
Death
Dead date: 2020-09-17
Death reason: disease: suspicion: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Locations
Present / last location:Baan Na Klang (village), in Thailand

Date of Arrival

2019-00-00Baan Na Klang (village)
from Unknown
Unknown 2016-08-00
from Elephant Special Tours

Document updated2020-09-18: death report
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Description

† Phu Sombhun is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Baan Na Klang (village), in Thailand, of disease in 2020-09-17. Official death reason described as suspicion: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus. (see detailed list).

Origin


Phu is a prefix name, probably a Karen word, used in Northern Thailand for male elephants.

Phu Sombhun was born captive-born 2013-03-31 in Elephant Special Tours.

Parentage


Parents of Phu Sombhun are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Geo I (mother).


Siblings through the mother Geo I:

  1. 2000?(M) Phu Chapo (Chum Chang)
  2. 2006-02-28(F) Salia
  3. 2009-11-27 - † 2009-12-14 (F) unknown

Pedigree


Sombhuns pedigree:
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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Phu Sombhun, an Asian at Baan Na Klang (village) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7953. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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