Pak Boon at Taronga Zoo

Female Asian elephant Pak Boon at Taronga Zoo

Pak Boon and Tukta. Taronga Zoo 02/2011. Photo: � Anthony Johnson, SMH.com.au
Pak Boon
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 62 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 25 years
Status:pregnant
Management:Free contact
Location:Taronga Zoo
ArrivedTaronga Zoo 2006-11-02
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat)
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat) 2004-00-00
from
Born:1992 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2010-11-02 Tukta
Document updated2010-12-03:�nr
2011-02-05:�Sick, Text, Image RE
2011-04-19:�prev locations
2016-04-14: pregnant
In December 2010, Pak Boon was diagnosed with Tuberculosis.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/zoo-says-no-risk-to-visitors-after-elephant-diagnosed-with-tuberculosis-20110204-1agw8.html
  • Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2004) compiled by David Pepper-Edwards, Australia

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