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

† Plai Udom
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Dead date: 2016-10-02
Death reason: accident: car-crash
Location:TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
ArrivedTECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute) 2012-08-01
from Sublanka Wildlife Sanctuary
Sublanka Wildlife Sanctuary 2012-05-28
from
Born:2008
Document updated2016-10-03: death

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.


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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