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Plai Suphachok at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Plai Suphachok
ID Number:Local id Number: 49 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
ArrivedAyutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal 2011-12-29
Born:2011-12-29 captive-born in
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Parents: Plai Mongkon Aiyarat x Ratri
Siblings through the father Plai Mongkon Aiyarat:
  1. 2004-06-21(F) Ghedmatee
  2. 2004-08-08 -- † 2004-08-08 (M) stillborn
  3. 2007-10-29(F) Pang Chabagaeow
  4. 2008-07-25(M) Sri Mongkon
  5. 2011-10-13(M) Phukaotong (Phu KhaoThong)
Suphachoks pedigree:
P I II III

Suphachok

Sire:
Plai Mongkon Aiyarat

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Ratri

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Document updated2012-02-10: father, name
2018-10-13: 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.


Sources, among others

  • Ewa Narkiewicz
  • http://www.elephantstay.com/Elephant-nursery-2011.html
  • http://elephantstay.com/births-2011/

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