Plai Thong Kham at Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo

Male Asian elephant Thong Kham at Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo

Plai Thong Kham
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 5 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo
ArrivedSamphran Elephant Ground and Zoo 2013-04-00
Born:2013-04-00 captive-born in
Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo
Document updated2013-05-27: 

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/lifestyle/family/348740/tusk-me-i-can-drink-for-myself

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