Thong Ngan
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Yok Don National Park elephant camp in Vietnam

♂ Thong Ngan

Identification

Local id Number 9

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1994 wild
Birth place: in Dong Nai province
Capture: 2001
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Yok Don National Park elephant camp, in Vietnam

Date of arrival

Yok Don National Park elephant camp
from Yok Don National Park

Yok Don National Park
from Yok Don National Park elephant camp

2001-00-00Yok Don National Park elephant camp
from Tanh Linh National park

1999-00-00Tanh Linh National park
from Dong Nai province

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History of updates2012-03-28:

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

Location


Thong Ngan is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Yok Don National Park elephant camp, in Vietnam.

Thong Ngan arrived to the Yok Don National Park elephant camp unknown date, relocated from the Yok Don National Park, in Vietnam.

Thong Ngan lives together with 4 other elephants at the Yok Don National Park elephant camp:
  1. Buon Kham born 1962
  2. Cu sut born 2007
  3. Thong Kham born 1994
  4. Y Khun born 1962

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Origin


Thong Ngan was born wild 1994 at Dong Nai province, captured 2001 .


Comments / pictures

Captured by expert team from Malaysia, and relocated to Yok Don National Park. Was too small to be relaesed, and constantly returned to base camp, why it was trained and kept captive since then.

Tusks pretty straight and point downwards.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Thong Ngan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Yok Don National Park elephant camp in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7594. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1994 births | 2001 captures | Elephants from Yok Don National Park elephant camp | Vietnam | Asian elephants


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