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
Address Bos Thom Community Forest
Place Siem Reap
Province Siem Reap Province
Country Cambodia
Website Website
FacebookFacebook
Telephone+85586444602

Directors 2020-now: Oan Kiry (director)
Oan Kiry (Pou Ry)

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

VeterinariansDr. Ronnachit Rungsri, Thailand

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
2019-now: Seir Sem
(chief mahout)

Elephant keepers 2019-now: Gek Sem
2019-now: Dann Dul
2019-now: Kurn Ki
2019-now: Hoern Seak
2019-now: Va Oun
2019-now: Keo Vouen
2019-now: Den Dul
2019-now: Thang Chann
2019-now: Choun Chea
2019-now: Sotheara
2019-now: Chhouy Choeurn
2022-now: Sote Soeung
2022-now: Thina Tomh
2022-now: Sinnan Phaeng
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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 the Kulen Elephant Forest lives 11 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Chi Chlorb
  2. Chi Min
  3. Chi Ole
  4. Chi Tone II born 1966
  5. Chi Youl
  6. Gom Phoy born 1961
  7. I Plock
  8. I Tok
  9. Kham Sung born 1985
  10. Savath
  11. Tong Kham born 1963

Comments / picturesThe 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

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