Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elephant Valley Project Cambodia in Cambodia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sambo  dead elephant

Alternative name: Sam Bo, Sombo



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 63 years old
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2023-10-16
Death reason: unknown:
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
2023-10-20: Updated as dead

Latest document update2023-10-20 08:24:51
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† Sambo is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2023-10-16 at Elephant Valley Project Cambodia, in Cambodia, .


Sambo was born wild 1960.

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Sambo in Elephant Valley Project 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


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Sambo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant Valley Project Cambodia in Cambodia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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