Angkor Wat elephants in Cambodia


Angkor Wat elephants



Local name Compagnie des Eléphants d’Angkor
Typecamp

OwnerOlivier Piot
Founded1997
First elephant arrived1997
Last elephant left2020
Closed down2019
Address Phnom Bakheng Hill, Angkor
Place Siem Reap
Province Siem Reap Province
Country Cambodia
Website Website

Directors 1998-2020: Oan Kiry (director)
Oan Kiry

Key People 2019-2020: Dan Koehl (elephant consultant)

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
2006-2010: Gavin Bourchier
(elephant head-keeper)

Elephant keepers
Google map
Relevant literature

Description

Angkor Wat elephants, located at Phnom Bakheng Hill, Angkor, in Siem Reap, Cambodia , was founded in 1997 and the first elephant arrived in 1997. The last elephant left in 2020. Angkor Wat elephants closed down in 2019 in Siem Reap, .


Comments / picturesAngkor Wat elephants in Cambodia Cambodia

Probably the very last picture of the last four riding elephants in Bayon, Siem Reap, before they were moved to Kulen Forest, northeast of Siem Reap, in Cambodia. Photo: Dan Koehl, December 17, 2019.

References for records about Angkor Wat elephants

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Angkor Wat elephants, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1901. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Angkor Wat elephants on elephant-news.com

Angkor Wat elephants is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2019-06-08Elephant rides to stop at cambodia’s biggest attraction - Elephant News
2021-03-18Accommodating elephants and tourists in siem reap - Elephant News


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