Plai Ekachai at FAE Elephant Hospital

† Plai Ekachai
Alternative name:Ekkachai
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2018-10-11,
Death reason: : collapsed and died
Location:FAE Elephant Hospital
ArrivedFAE Elephant Hospital
from Thailand unspecified location
Thailand unspecified location 2013-05-03
from FAE Elephant Hospital
FAE Elephant Hospital 2012-08-10
from
Born: unknown
Document updated2013-06-02: new record
2018-10-11: death report

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.

2013-08-10: Came to the hospital with severe eye problems.
2018-10-11: collapsed and died

Sources, among others

  • Soraida Solvala
  • https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheasianelephantfoundation/posts/10155479862892587

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