Plai Udom at Thai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC)

† Plai Udom
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 8 years
Dead date: 2016-10-02
Death reason: accident: car-crash
Location:Thai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC)
ArrivedThai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC) 2012-08-01
from Sublanka Wildlife Sanctuary
Sublanka Wildlife Sanctuary 2012-05-28
from
Born:2008

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.


Records about Plai Udom was updated
2016-10-03: death

Sources, among others

  • http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1099888/elephant-killed-driver-badly-hurt-in-bus-crash
  • http://elephantreintroduction.blogspot.se/2012/08/blog-post.html
  • http://elephantreintroduction.blogspot.se/2012/05/khun-udom-donates-3-elephants.html

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