Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Pac Ku (Pak Cu, Bac Cu) at Buon Don tour company

 ☨ ♂ Pac Ku (Pak Cu, Bac Cu)  


Local id Number 19


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Born:* 1994 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2011-01-00
Death reason: poached: died two months after stabbing
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Buon Don tour company, in Vietnam

Date of arrival

2009-00-00Buon Don tour company
from Gia Lai province unspecified camp

Record history
History of updates2011-01-12: death
2012-01-10: text, locations
2012-03-29: confirmed dead.

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Pac Ku (Pak Cu, Bac Cu) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2011-01-00 at Buon Don tour company, in Vietnam, . Official death reason described as died two months after stabbing.


Pac Ku (Pak Cu, Bac Cu) was born unknown 1994.

Comments / pictures

Mahout until death: Ama Phu.

2010-10-25: Elephant survives second poacher attack

Poachers inflicted 217 cuts to the Pak Cu elephant's hind legs and tail.

2011-01-08: Tame elephant dies after stabbing. The eco-tourism company spent VND50 million (US$2,500) trying to treat the elephant's injuries.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pac Ku (Pak Cu, Bac Cu), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Buon Don tour company in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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