Sidor Plaiwan at Somchai Yoothongkham

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Plaiwan at Somchai Yoothongkham

† Sidor Plaiwan
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 25 years old
Status:musth
Dead date: 2012-03-03,
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died from heart failure after chasing its mahout
People killed:1: owner, in Nakhon Si Thammarat, 2012-03
Location:Somchai Yoothongkham
ArrivedSomchai Yoothongkham 2012-01-00
Born:1987 unknown
Document updated2012-03-05: new record
2018-05-10: victims name

Sidor is a prefix name, used in Thailand for tuskless male elephants.

2012-03: Male elephant Sidor Plaiwan collapsed and died from heart failure after chasing its mahout in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Saturday. The mahout was unhurt. The 25-year-old jumbo killed its previous owner when it went berserk last month.

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  • http://www.bangkokpost.com/learning/learning-from-news/282991/elephant-kiss-of-death

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