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Somjai at Mae Wang Elephant Camp

Somjai
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Dentition:tusker
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: unfamiliar mahout named Chai. May 2016
Location:Mae Wang Elephant Camp
ArrivedMae Wang Elephant Camp
Born: unknown
Document updated2018-05-31:

Sources, among others

  • https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/27/thai-elephant-gores-handler-to-death-and-runs-off-carrying-three-tourists
  • https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/05/elephants-tourism-thailand/483138/

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