Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elephant Valley Project Cambodia in Cambodia

♀ Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo)



Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 61 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephant Valley Project Cambodia, in Cambodia

Date of arrival

2014-12-00Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
from Sin Sorn

2012-02-00Sin Sorn
from Wat Phnom

1993-00-00Wat Phnom
from Sin Sorn

1979-00-00Sin Sorn
from Khmer Rouge cadres labour camp

Khmer Rouge cadres labour camp
from Prom Song

Record history
History of updates2011-02-12:�text, source
2012-03-06:�removed from work at the temple
2016-01-25: transfer

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elephant Valley Project Cambodia, in Cambodia.

Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) arrived in 2014-12-00 to the Elephant Valley Project Cambodia, relocated from the Sin Sorn, in Cambodia.

Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) lives together with 9 other elephants at the Elephant Valley Project Cambodia:
  1. Darling (Bong Kong)
  2. Doe
  3. Easy Rider
  4. Genial (Gee Neowl)
  5. Hen
  6. Mae Nang (Mae Leh) born 1952
  7. Pearl
  8. Ruby
  9. Said Ning Wan born 1958?


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) was born wild 1960.


Comments / pictures

 Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo)  Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Elephant Valley Project Cambodia in Cambodia

Contradictory records:

According to the owner: Origin from Oral Mountains, Kampung Speau province.
Spend some years, brutalized at a Khmer Rogue camp.
During late seventies by unknown owner, Kravagn mountains, Pursat province.

Other sources state Sin Sorn bought her after the fall of Khmer Rogue, fabricated the story about Khmer Rogue, and that she is younger than he claims.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant Valley Project Cambodia in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4841. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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