Kulen Elephant Forest in Cambodia


Kulen Elephant Forest
Sanctuary owner David Piot and french photographer Philippe Alexandre Chevallier with the Kulen elephants browsing in the the Kulen forest
Sanctuary owner David Piot and french photographer Philippe Alexandre Chevallier with the Kulen elephants browsing in the the Kulen forest

Typesanctuary
OwnerOlivier Piot
David Piot
Size1100 acres
Founded2017
First elephant arrived2019
Opened for public2019
AddressBos Thom Community Forest
PlaceSiem Reap
ProvinceSiem Reap Province
CountryCambodia
Websitehttps://kulenforest.asia/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/KulenEles/
Telephone+85586444602

DirectorsOan Kiry (Pou Ry)

VeterinariansDr. Ronnachit Rungsri, Thailand

Head keepers
of elephants
Leanne Wallace, Sanctuary Manager
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Relevant literature
Description

Kulen Elephant Forest, located at Bos Thom Community Forest, in Siem Reap, Cambodia, was founded in 2017, opened for public in 2019 and the first elephant arrived in 2019.

Living elephants

At Kulen Elephant Forest lives 13 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Chi Chlorb
  2. ,
  3. Chi Min
  4. ,
  5. Chi Ole
  6. ,
  7. Chi Tan
  8. ,
  9. Chi Tem
  10. ,
  11. Chi Tone born 1966
  12. ,
  13. Chi Youl
  14. ,
  15. Gom Phoy born 1961
  16. ,
  17. I Plock
  18. ,
  19. I Tok
  20. ,
  21. Kham Sung born 1985
  22. ,
  23. Savath
  24. ,
  25. Tong Kham born 1963
  26. ,


Comments / pictures

The sanctuary was setup in 2019 foothills of Kulen Mountain, in the Bos Thom Community Forest, to receive the elephants from Angkor, after it was decided to stop with riding operations at the Ankor Wat and nearby temples.




References for records about Kulen Elephant Forest

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Kulen Elephant Forest, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2975. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Kulen Elephant Forest on elephant-news.com

Kulen Elephant Forest is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2021-03-18Accommodating elephants and tourists in siem reap - Elephant News


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