Y Prung Eban (Ama Kong) in Vietnam

Y Prung Eban (Ama Kong)

AddressBuon Don village
PlaceKrong Ana commune
RegionBuon Don district, Dak Lak
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Y Prung Eban (Ama Kong) is located at Buon Don village, in Krong Ana commune, Vietnam

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Y Prung Eban, Laotian name Kham Proong, or Ama Kong, after he was named after his son Kong, was named "the modern elephant king," participated in nearly 300 hunting elephants.

1909-1917: Ama Kông, whose Vietnamese real name is Y Prong Eban, was born in 1909 in a M-Nong family as his family members say or in 1917 as shown by his identity card in Don Village.

1996: Ama Kongs last elephant hunt.

2012-11-03: Ama Kông, who spent his whole life hunting and taming a total of 298 wild elephants, died at 104 years old (or 96 years old) on November 3 in central Vietnam.

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Koehl, Dan (2020). Y Prung Eban (Ama Kong), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2162. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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