Kham Khen an Asian elephant at Chreum Chrun

 ☨ ♂ Kham Khen  

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 53 years old
Born:* 1967 wild
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Dead date: 2020-07-20
Death reason: disease: chronic abscess disease on his back
Present / last location:Chreum Chrun, in Cambodia

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† Kham Khen is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Chreum Chrun, in Cambodia, of disease in 2020-07-20. Official death reason described as chronic abscess disease on his back. (see detailed list).


Kham Khen was born wild 1967.

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Kham Khen’s funeral was held on Wednesday by its owner Chreum Chrun and his family, as well as the villagers, following their traditions and beliefs.

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kham Khen, an Asian elephant at Chreum Chrun in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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