Plai Tong Chai an Asian elephant at Thailand unspecified location


♂ Plai Tong Chai
Alternative name:Tongchai

Identification


Description

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-05-09Thailand unspecified location
from Krabi TECC elephant hospital

Document updated2018-07-01:
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Plai Tong Chai is a living Lost to follow-up Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Thailand unspecified location, in Thailand.

Tong Chai arrived Thailand unspecified location 2018-05-09, relocated from Krabi TECC elephant hospital, in Thailand.

In Thailand unspecified location, Plai Tong Chai 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. Plai Thong
  56. ,
  57. Pang Thong Muan born >1975?
  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 Tong Chai was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

2018-05-09: On 9 May, 2018, Plao Thongchai has finally recovered from bloat. He is taking the truck home.

2018-05-07: 7 May 2018, the Southern Elephant Hospital at Krabi had admitted Plai Tongchai with bloat. He had traveled all the way from Trang.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Tong Chai, 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=11842. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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