Plai Tong Chai at Thailand unspecified location

Plai Tong Chai
Alternative name:Tongchai
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Free contact
Location:Thailand unspecified location
ArrivedThailand unspecified location 2018-05-09
from Krabi TECC elephant hospital
Krabi TECC elephant hospital 2018-05-07
from
Born: unknown
Document updated2018-07-01:

Plai is a prefix name, orginally a Mon word, meaning youthful male or a strong man, today used in Thailand for male elephants with tusks.

2018-05-09: On 9 May, 2018, Plao Thongchai has finally recovered from bloat. He is taking the truck home.

2018-05-07: 7 May 2018, the Southern Elephant Hospital at Krabi had admitted Plai Tongchai with bloat. He had traveled all the way from Trang.

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