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

Male Asian elephant  Jumpui (Jampui) at Thai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC)

† Plai Jumpui (Jampui)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 49 years
Dead date: 2016-06-02
Death reason: disease: acute flatulence and internal infections
Location:Thai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC)
ArrivedThai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC)
Born:1967 wild
Document updated2016-06-05: death
2016-06-05: SSP nr

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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