Thursday, 09 April 2015 00:00

ID-books for Lao elephants !

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District of Livestock and Fishery, from the Lao Ministry of Agriculture, in Partenership with ElefantAsia provide ID books for all Lao elephants ! 

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id book ThongKhoun

The elephant ID Book is now compulsory for all domesticated elephants in Lao PDR and is issued for the lifetime of the elephant. The Elephant ID Book is a legal document certifying the identity of an individual domestic elephant through the following unique features:

  • The Name of the Elephant
  • Photograph (of the left side of the elephant)
  • Unique Microchip Number
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Physical Description of Identifying Features
  • Birth Place
  • Parental Details (if known)
  • Name and Contact Details for the Reference Owner

It will allow ElefantAsia and the Lao government to register, monitor and protect the current population and avoid illegal trading and exportation. 

Last modified on Monday, 08 June 2015 13:27