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


♀ Pak Boon
Pak Boon and Tukta. Taronga Zoo 02/2011. Photo: � Anthony Johnson, SMH.com.au
Pak Boon and Tukta. Taronga Zoo 02/2011. Photo: � Anthony Johnson, SMH.com.au


Identification

ASMP nr62

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1992 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:2004
Freight:Air cargo
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2010-11-02
(dead † 2018-09-03)
Tukta

2. Born 2017-05-26
(dead † 2020-10-13)
Jai Dee
Locations
Present / last location:Sydney Zoo (Taronga), in Australia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-11-02Sydney Zoo (Taronga)
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

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
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Description

Location


Pak Boon is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Sydney Zoo (Taronga), in Australia.

Pak Boon arrived Sydney Zoo (Taronga) 2006-11-02, relocated from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station, in Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

In Sydney Zoo (Taronga), Pak Boon lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Tang Mo born 1999
  2. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2010-11-02 -- † 2018-09-03 Tukta
  2. (M) 2017-05-26 -- † 2020-10-13 Jai Dee

Origin


Pak Boon was born unknown 1992. and imported 2004, Air cargo


Comments / pictures

In December 2010, Pak Boon was diagnosed with Tuberculosis.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pak Boon, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sydney Zoo (Taronga) in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=589. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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