Y Prung Eban (Ama Kong) in Vietnam

Y Prung Eban (Ama Kong)

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AddressBuon Don village
PlaceKrong Ana commune
RegionBuon Don district, Dak Lak

Y Prung Eban, Laotian name Kham Proong, or Ama Kong, after he was named after his son Kong, was named "the modern elephant king," participated in nearly 300 hunting elephants.

1909-1917: Ama Kông, whose Vietnamese real name is Y Prong Eban, was born in 1909 in a M-Nong family as his family members say or in 1917 as shown by his identity card in Don Village.

1996: Ama Kongs last elephant hunt.

2012-11-03: Ama Kông, who spent his whole life hunting and taming a total of 298 wild elephants, died at 104 years old (or 96 years old) on November 3 in central Vietnam. Guestbook Recent changes-updates Glossary - Encyclopedia Frequently asked questions Elephant Facts & Trivia Evolution Extinct:Proboscidea Species Anatomy Diseases People Care Footcare Training Breeding Database Location database Shiva Organizations Literature F Posters Website Webrings Contact Selected links News