Plai Ngam an Asian elephant at TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)


♂ Plai Ngam
Photo © Tomo Doigami
Photo © Tomo Doigami

Alternative name:Chipati, Chapati
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9406
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1994-08-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Ramat Gan Zoo

Parents: Motek x ♀ Aviva
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2007-03-07 AI
Locations
Present / last location:TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute), in Thailand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2000-01-18TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)
from Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens)
Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens) 1994-08-29
from Ramat Gan Zoo

Document updated2011-05-04: corr mother
2013-08-19: picture
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Description

Location


Plai Ngam is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute), in Thailand.

Ngam arrived in TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute) 2000-01-18, relocated from Jerusalem Zoo (Tisch family zoological gardens), in Israel.

In TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute), Plai Ngam lives together with 93 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. AI born 2007-03-07
  2. ,
  3. AI
  4. ,
  5. Bai Tong
  6. ,
  7. Plai Boon Long born 2011
  8. ,
  9. Butoo born 2018-08-18
  10. ,
  11. Chun Pen
  12. ,
  13. Fa Jam born ~2016
  14. ,
  15. Fahsai
  16. ,
  17. Pang Fueng Fah born ~2000
  18. ,
  19. Gingtong
  20. ,
  21. Joey
  22. ,
  23. Jojo
  24. ,
  25. Kaengsopa born 2003
  26. ,
  27. Karn Kraey
  28. ,
  29. Katid
  30. ,
  31. Khai Waan born 2012-09-25
  32. ,
  33. Khampun born 1967
  34. ,
  35. Pang Kod born 1982
  36. ,
  37. Kongtong born 1977
  38. ,
  39. Lawan
  40. ,
  41. Look Khang
  42. ,
  43. Maddy (Mo Dee) born 1980?
  44. ,
  45. Plai Mee Chok born >2008
  46. ,
  47. Momay
  48. ,
  49. Nam Mei
  50. ,
  51. Nau Oon born 2004-06-12
  52. ,
  53. Plai Nhing-Nhong
  54. ,
  55. Now May
  56. ,
  57. Pang Pachi (Pachee) born 2007
  58. ,
  59. Pang Bua Kham born 1979
  60. ,
  61. Pang Pum Paung born 1981
  62. ,
  63. Pang Yom
  64. ,
  65. Phunzup
  66. ,
  67. Popeye born 2010
  68. ,
  69. Prachaub
  70. ,
  71. Prathida born 1993
  72. ,
  73. Saishon
  74. ,
  75. Saitong
  76. ,
  77. Sampran born 2002
  78. ,
  79. Sing Korn (Singha Khon)
  80. ,
  81. Singha born 2011-04-05
  82. ,
  83. Somchai
  84. ,
  85. Sri Dor Yai
  86. ,
  87. Sri Siam born 2001
  88. ,
  89. Tan Tawan
  90. ,
  91. Tanwa
  92. ,
  93. Thangmo born 2006
  94. ,
  95. Tongkam born 2011-09-09
  96. ,
  97. Tongpoon
  98. ,
  99. Tongtae born 1999
  100. ,
  101. Tongtang
  102. ,
  103. Uaengkam born 2008-03-03
  104. ,
  105. uknown
  106. ,
  107. unknown
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  109. unknown
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  113. unknown
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  115. unknown
  116. ,
  117. unknown
  118. ,
  119. unknown
  120. ,
  121. unknown born 2008-10-23
  122. ,
  123. unknown
  124. ,
  125. unknown born 1984
  126. ,
  127. unknown
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  173. unknown
  174. ,
  175. unknown
  176. ,
  177. Wandee
  178. ,
  179. Wang Chao
  180. ,
  181. Wangtong born 2003
  182. ,
  183. Wanna
  184. ,
  185. wild mother
  186. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 2007-03-07 AI

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 Ngam was born captive-born 1994-08-19 at Ramat Gan Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Plai Ngam are: ♂ Motek (father) and ♀ Aviva (mother).


Siblings through the father Motek:

  1. 1973 -- † 1973 () noname
  2. 1976 -- † 1979 () noname
  3. 1978(M) Alexander
  4. 1982-03-08 -- † 1985-03-30 (M) Igal
  5. 1985-01-31(F) Lilly (Israela)
  6. 1987-05-15(F) Phoebe
  7. 1990 -- † 1990 (F) miscarriage
  8. 1991-01-06(F) Wered (Weked)
  9. 1993-10-23(M) Victor
  10. 1993-11-16 -- † 1993-11-16 (F) miscarriage
  11. 1996-05-24(M) Teddy (Villi, Vermouth, Nat)
  12. 2000-04-09 -- † 2000-05-07 (F) Victoria
  13. 2000-05-01(F) Vivi
  14. 2002-08-18(M) Winner
  15. 2006-03-11(F) La Belle
  16. 2006-07-22(M) Pili
  17. 2013-08-02(F) Latangi
  18. 2013-10-02(F) Lalana
  19. 2020-03-18(M) Philo

Pedigree


Ngams pedigree:
P I II III

Ngam

Sire:
Motek

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Aviva

Sire:
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Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

The bull Chapati was hand raised from birth due to his mothers rejection.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Plai Ngam, an Asian at TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1190. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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