Pak Boon an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Pak Boon at Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo)

Pak Boon and Tukta. Taronga Zoo 02/2011. Photo: � Anthony Johnson,
Pak Boon
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 62 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 28 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo)
ArrivalTaronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo) 2006-11-02
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Born:* 1992 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2010-11-02 -- † 2018-09-03 Tukta
  2. (M) 2017-05-26 Jai Dee
Document updated2010-12-03:�nr
2011-02-05:�Sick, Text, Image RE
2011-04-19:�prev locations
2016-04-14: pregnant
2018-04-21: PC
In December 2010, Pak Boon was diagnosed with Tuberculosis.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Pak Boon, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo) in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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