Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES) in Malaysia


Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES)
Typesanctuary
Founded2012
First elephant arrived2013
AddressLot 8, Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary
PlaceKinabatangan
DistrictSandakan Division
StateSabah
RegionBorneo
CountryMalaysia
Websitehttps://borneoproject.org/tag/borneo-elephant-sanctuary
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Description

Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES), located at Lot 8, Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, in Kinabatangan, in Malaysia, was founded in 2012 and the first elephant arrived in 2013.

At Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES) lives 1 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. unknown
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Sabah Wildlife Director Dr Laurentius Ambu said 2,000 hectares of land has been reserved for the sanctuary, known as the Borneo Elephant Wildlife Sanctuary, in Kinabatangan. "We do not intend to house all the (rescued) elephants there. We will keep the animals there for treatment and then we will release them back into the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary," he told reporters after the opening of the Sabah Wildlife Conservation Colloquium 2012 here Monday.
Sanctuary For Rescued Pygmy Elephants To Begin This Year

Funded largely by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council.


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Koehl, Dan (2020). Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2305. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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