Plai Thong an Asian elephant at Thailand unspecified location


♂ Plai Thong

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Thailand unspecified location, in Thailand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-10-00Thailand unspecified location
from TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital)
TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital) 2018-10-02
from Thailand unspecified location

Document updated2018-10-14: new record
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Plai Thong is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Thailand unspecified location, in Thailand.

Thong arrived Thailand unspecified location 2018-10-00, relocated from TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital), in Thailand.

In Thailand unspecified location, Plai Thong lives together with 33 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Plai Akom
  2. ,
  3. Bodo born 2006-03-14
  4. ,
  5. Pang Boonchu
  6. ,
  7. Pang Boonthong
  8. ,
  9. Bovi born 2011-02-06
  10. ,
  11. Pang Champen
  12. ,
  13. Pang Chand Pen born >1972?
  14. ,
  15. Dana born 2006-07-12
  16. ,
  17. Plai Dollar
  18. ,
  19. Pang Jenny born 2007?
  20. ,
  21. Jumpee
  22. ,
  23. Mae Kamnoi
  24. ,
  25. Kham Moun born 1997?
  26. ,
  27. Mae Komu
  28. ,
  29. Mae Bounga born 1991
  30. ,
  31. Mohe born 1971
  32. ,
  33. Pang Mokatae
  34. ,
  35. Pang Molopo
  36. ,
  37. Mae Moon
  38. ,
  39. Mulee
  40. ,
  41. Plai Palo-Mae born 2006?
  42. ,
  43. Pancake born 1980
  44. ,
  45. Plai Puwin born 2016-03-28
  46. ,
  47. Plai Rambo born >1978?
  48. ,
  49. Mae Shampoo
  50. ,
  51. Plai Sommai
  52. ,
  53. Soy Thong
  54. ,
  55. Pang Thong Muan born >1975?
  56. ,
  57. Plai Tong Chai
  58. ,
  59. Unnamed born 2016-04-29
  60. ,
  61. Unnamed born 2012-12-21
  62. ,
  63. Wongduean
  64. ,
  65. Pang Yui born 1991
  66. , (see detailed list).

Origin


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.

Plai Thong was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

Plai Thong was referred to the Hospital with bloat. He has been observed to pass out large fecal balls with low digestibility (pieces of grass left unchewed). [...] Plai Tong is assumed to recover within few days and ready to return home in Chiangmai



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Thong, an Asian elephant at Thailand unspecified location in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11710. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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