Plai Kongka at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat)

Plai Kongka
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male
Management:Free contact
Location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat)
ArrivedAyutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat)
Born: unknown
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (M) 2002-12-20 Koon Muang
  2. (F) 2003-01-21 Aiyaret
  3. (M) 2003-09-01 -- † 2003-09-01 miscarriage
  4. (M) 2007-04-16 Ming Jung, EEP nr: 200704
Document updated2011-04-20: name spelling

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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  • Ewa Narkiewicz

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