Plai Bua Barn (พลายบัวบาน) at Surin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village)

Male Asian elephant Plai Bua Barn (พลายบัวบาน) at Surin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village)

Bua Barn with Mr Thongsuk Malingam. Photo: © Surin elephant study center, Ban Ta Klang, Surin, Thailand.
Plai Bua Barn (พลายบัวบาน)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 36 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Surin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village)
ArrivedSurin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village) 2006-00-00
Born:1981 unknown
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (F) 2003 Pang Nungning
  2. (F) 2003-04-03 Janhoam (JJ)
  3. (F) 2005-04-00 Pang Sakura
  4. (F) 2007-08-14 Bor Thong (Pang Num Khong)
  5. (F) 2011-01-06 Nop Ga Gao
Document updated2011-04-10: arrival date
2011-12-01: age
2011-12-01: pictures, text
Bua Barn was starring the elephant Por Yai in the 2005 Thai action film, Tom-Yum-Goong, by director Tony Jaa (Tatchakorn Yeerum).

Records about Plai Bua Barn (พลายบัวบาน) from Surin elephant study center, Ban Ta Klang, Surin, Thailand


© Surin elephant study center http://www.elephantsurin.com/

Sources, among others

  • Alex Godfrey
  • John Roberts
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom-Yum-Goong

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