Pang Bua Sawan at Krabi TECC elephant hospital

† Pang Bua Sawan
Alternative name:Bua, Buasawan
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 3 years old (approximate age) about 3 years old (approximate age)
Dead date: 2018-06-21?,
Death reason: unknown: spinal injury
Location:Krabi TECC elephant hospital
ArrivedKrabi TECC elephant hospital 2017-11-00
Born:~2015 captive-born in
Thailand unspecified location
Document updated2018-07-01: new record, death report

Pang is a prefix name, used in Thailand for female elephants.

2018-05-08: Pang Bua Sawan is a 3 years old female elephant who was admitted to the Southern Elephant Hospital in November 2017 for falling off a height leading to spinal injury. This injury effects the ability to use the back legs and she has been bed ridden ever since. She still has a normal appetite and under close monitor from the staffs and the veterinarians. She is currently undergoing physical therapy, from daily stretching session, electrotherapy, and acupuncture to stimulate the nerve and the muscle. Her most recent addition is swimming or ‘Hydrotherapy’

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