Plai Boon Rueng at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Boon Rueng at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Plai Boon Rueng
Alternative name:Boonruang
ID Number:Local id Number: 46 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
ArrivedAyutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal 2011-10-29
Born:2011-10-29 captive-born in
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Parents: Plai Wang x Nongair (Nongae)
Siblings through the father Plai Wang:
  1. 2005-01-20 -- † 2005-01-20 (M) stillborn
  2. 2006-03-13(M) Wanchang
  3. 2006-09-29(F) Muenlan
  4. 2007-04-09(F) Soilaya
  5. 2007-04-28(F) Aigo
  6. 2007-04-30(M) Khumpaan
  7. 2008-01-21(F) Soiselee
  8. 2008-05-26(M) Paya Phet
  9. 2010-08-24(M) Plai Khunchon
Siblings through the mother Nongair (Nongae):
  1. 2004-03-03(F) Ganigah
  2. 2007-10-29(F) Pang Chabagaeow
Boon Ruengs pedigree:
P I II III

Boon Rueng

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Plai Wang

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Nongair (Nongae)

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Document updated2011-11-04: name
2011-11-29: corr name
2012-01-17: local id
2012-02-10: father
2018-10-13: source, corrected local id 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.

The second elephant born in Ayutthaya on 29 10 2011 to Nong Ar is called Boon Luang, not Soisoree who is a 3 year old female who is grouped with Nong Ar and Boon Luang.Millie

Sources, among others

  • http://elephantstay.com/births-2011/

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