Kulen Elephant Forest in Cambodia


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Kulen Elephant Forest
Sanctuary owner David Piot and french photographer Philippe Alexandre Chevallier with the Kulen elephants browsing in the the Kulen forest
Sanctuary owner David Piot and french photographer Philippe Alexandre Chevallier with the Kulen elephants browsing in the the Kulen forest

Typesanctuary
OwnerOlivier Piot
David Piot
Size1100 acres
Founded2017
First elephant arrived2019
Opened for public2019
Address Bos Thom Community Forest
Place Siem Reap
Province Siem Reap Province
Country Cambodia
Website https://kulenforest.asia/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/KulenEles/
Telephone+85586444602

DirectorsOan Kiry (Pou Ry)

VeterinariansDr. Ronnachit Rungsri, Thailand

Head keepers
of elephants
Leanne Wallace, Sanctuary Manager
Google map
Relevant literature
Description

Kulen Elephant Forest, located at Bos Thom Community Forest, in Siem Reap, Cambodia , was founded in 2017, opened for public in 2019 and the first elephant arrived in 2019.

Living elephants

At the Kulen Elephant Forest lives 13 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Chi Chlorb
  2. Chi Min
  3. Chi Ole
  4. Chi Tan
  5. Chi Tem
  6. Chi Tone born 1966
  7. Chi Youl
  8. Gom Phoy born 1961
  9. I Plock
  10. I Tok
  11. Kham Sung born 1985
  12. Savath
  13. Tong Kham born 1963

Comments / picturesThe sanctuary was setup in 2019 foothills of Kulen Mountain, in the Bos Thom Community Forest, to receive the elephants from Angkor, after it was decided to stop with riding operations at the Ankor Wat and nearby temples.




References for records about Kulen Elephant Forest

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Kulen Elephant Forest, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2975. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Kulen Elephant Forest on elephant-news.com

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