Buon Nhan an Asian elephant at Y Glur B Krong

 ☨ ♀ Buon Nhan  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 64 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 21
Body height: 2.29 meter, 7.5 feet
Born:* 1949 unknown
Birth place:
Dead date: 2013-04-09
Death reason: unknown: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)) positive?
Total: 4 babies

1. Born unknown

2. Born unknown

3. Born unknown

4. Born unknown
Present / last location:Y Glur B Krong, in Vietnam

Date of Arrival

Y Glur B Krong
from Buon Don village unspecified owner

Document updated2013-04-11: dead
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† Buon Nhan is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Y Glur B Krong, in Vietnam, from unknown reasons in 2013-04-09, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)) positive?(see detailed list).


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Buon Nhan was born unknown 1949.

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Buôn Nhăn had 4 babies, one died, 3 were sold (to Ea Sup, later eventually Cambodia?).

TB positive?

2013-04-09: on the morning of April 9, the elephant owner - Mr. Y Glu Bkrông, a resident of Krong Na commune, Buon Don district, Dak Lak province, went into the Yok Don National Park, where the elephant was chained, to take it to work. He found out that the 63 year-old animal had died. (In news article is stated that the elephant died from overwork)

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Buon Nhan, an Asian at Y Glur B Krong in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7602. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24

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