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

Mae Kongngeung
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female
Status:pregnant
Management:Free contact
Location:Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
ArrivedElephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) 2012-11-00
from Laos unspecified owner
Born:
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)

2011-11: Mae Kongngeung is pregnant since November 2011. The elephant has been logging a lot together with male elephants during the last 2 years and the owner is not sure which male elephant mate with her. The elephant is totally blind on the right eye, due to a piercing branch during logging.

2012-11: Kongngeung arrived at the Elephant Village in November 2012.

Sources, among others

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

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