Kham Khen
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chreum Chrun in Cambodia

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 53 years old
Born:* 1967 wild
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Dead: 2020-07-20
Death location: O'Pay point in Po village Rapet, Krang Tes commune, Pichreada district, Mondulkiri province
Death reason: disease: chronic abscess disease on his back
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chreum Chrun, in Cambodia

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Chreum Chrun
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History of updates2020-11-03

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kham Khen is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2020-07-20 at Chreum Chrun, in Cambodia, . Official death reason described as chronic abscess disease on his back.


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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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kham Khen, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chreum Chrun in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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