Project Description


Age : 45+
Arrival at WFFT : 23rd of April 2007 from streets Suphanburi
Working History : Logging, Trekking
She had been roaming the streets for several years and was hit by a speeding car during 2006. The traffic collision did not break her hind leg but did enough damage to leave her limping, obviously causing even more discomfort to her distressful lifestyle.
Temperament: Very active, engaging with Khan Kluey’s surrogate mother
Distinguishing physical features :

  • Pink pigments on the bottom of ears, as well as temple domes.
  • Right ear has a hole
  • Very obvious limp

Characteristics : Somboon is very lively and loves her food! She loves swimming for corn which is thrown into the lake. She is very caring and watches closely over Khan Kluey.

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Somboon’s Story

November 2017

Rain with chance of Elephant Poo!

By | November 21st, 2017|

Earlier this week, the WFFT Elephant Refuge staff and volunteers conducted a big clean up of Khan Kluey and Som Boon's enclosure.Khan Kluey is our only bull elephant and is very playful. He loves to [...]

May 2016

August 2015

Khan Kluey and Somboon move!

By | August 21st, 2015|

A safe haven for Khan Kluey. Little boys get big they say when a child grows up… But for Khan Kloey, the only bull elephant at WFFT this surely is more than true. He is [...]

April 2007