Mae Bong at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)

Mae Bong
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
ArrivedElephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) 2012-09-00
from Laos unspecified location
Born:1967
Document updated2013-04-20: 

Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

1967: Born in Chompeth district, Luang Prabang province, in 1967.
Her Mahout is called Mr. Song (born 1994), who is working for the owner.

2012-09: Both of them arrived at the Elephant Village in September 2012.

Sources, among others

  • Michael Roerig, Elephant Village, Luang Prabang, Laos.

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