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

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) 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 (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 37 years old
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, Local nr: 0014520
  2. (F) 2003-04-03 Janhoam (JJ)
  3. (F) 2005-04-00 Pang Sakura, Local nr: 0041270
  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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