Rith (wild)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kaeng Krachan National Park in Thailand

♀ Rith (wild)

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ less than 13 years old (maximum age)
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* >2010 wild
Birth place: in Kaeng Krachan National Park
Capture: 2015-08-05 Pala U forest
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kaeng Krachan National Park, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2015-08-05Kaeng Krachan National Park
from Pala-U forest elephant camp

2015-06-21Pala-U forest elephant camp
from Kaeng Krachan National Park

Record history
History of updates2018-05-05: new record

Latest document update2020-10-22 00:38:53
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Rith (wild) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kaeng Krachan National Park, in Thailand.

Rith (wild) arrived in 2015-08-05 to the Kaeng Krachan National Park, relocated from the Pala-U forest elephant camp, in Thailand.

Rith (wild) lives together with 2 other elephants at the Kaeng Krachan National Park:
  1. Plai Boon Chuay
  2. Plai Boonmee
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Rith (wild) was born wild >2010 at Kaeng Krachan National Park, captured 2015-08-05 , captured at Pala U forest .

Comments / pictures

A wild elephant was found collapsed, dehydrated and extremely weak on June 21st in Pala U forest of Kaengkrachan National Park. This poor elephant, female and about 4-5 years of age was unable to stand up or eat.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Rith (wild), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kaeng Krachan National Park in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11209. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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