Mae Mai at Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)

† Mae Mai
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 47 years
Dead date: 2007-12-01
Death reason: killed: internal bleeding after leg fracture and fight with Somboon
Location:Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
ArrivedElephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) 2005-01-00
Born:1960 wild
Document updated2013-06-01:

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

I was told by one course volunteer that the previous week one elephant had attacked and killed another which suggests there are too many animals in a small space. If an elephant can be killed there must be a risk to people when there are so many there.
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