Srey Pao (Srey Pov) at Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)

Female Asian elephant Srey Pao (Srey Pov) at Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)

† Srey Pao (Srey Pov)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 48 years
Dead date: 2013-05-12
Death reason: age:
Location:Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)
ArrivedPhnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) 2001-00-00
from Wildaid Cambodia (Military camp)
Wildaid Cambodia (Military camp) 2001-00-00
from Mekong Island Zoo
Born:1965
Document updated2011-02-17: Female, Birth RE
2012-01-06: mankiller
2012-03-08: prev locations
2012-07-31: source
2013-05-25: dead
Killed 2 mahouts, responsible for at least 4 deaths.

2002-01-28: Ta Horn, 65, was helping look after 100-year-old elephant Srei Pov, which means "the youngest girl," last week when the pachyderm turned on him. According to the villagers, the man was knocked down and trampled on by the elephant until he died after he tried to offer the animal sugarcane, the Koh Santepheap daily reported.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.wildlifealliance.org/page/view/387/rescued-elephant-srey-pao-dies-of-old-age
  • http://www.chron.com/news/nation-world/article/100-year-old-Cambodian-elephant-crushes-keeper-2076173.php
  • Gavin Bourchier, Perth Zoo
  • Nick Marx, Phnom Tamao

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