Plai Saeng Chand an Asian elephant at Krabi Huay To elephant village

☨ Plai Saeng Chand
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Dead date: 2020-09-03
Death reason: age:
Location:Krabi Huay To elephant village
ArrivalKrabi Huay To elephant village
from Thailand unspecified location
Born:* 1974 unknown
in Thailand unspecified location
Document updated2020-09-26

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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Koehl, D., (2020). Plai Saeng Chand, an Asian at Krabi Huay To elephant village in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10817. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Soraida Salwala, Thailand

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