Plai Somrak at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Somrak at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary

† Plai Somrak
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2018-01-04
Death reason: accident: cliff fall
Location:Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
ArrivedDoi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary 2012-00-00
from Thailand unspecified location
Born:
Document updated2018-03-11: 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.


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  • http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/bull-elephant-musth-dies-falling-off-cliff/

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