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 ♂ 26 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

2000-01-18 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. unknown
  2. ,
  3. Tongpoon
  4. ,
  5. Look Khang
  6. ,
  7. Chun Pen
  8. ,
  9. unknown
  10. ,
  11. Gingtong
  12. ,
  13. unknown
  14. ,
  15. unknown
  16. ,
  17. unknown
  18. ,
  19. Saishon
  20. ,
  21. unknown
  22. ,
  23. unknown
  24. ,
  25. Fahsai
  26. ,
  27. unknown
  28. ,
  29. unknown
  30. ,
  31. Now May
  32. ,
  33. Joey
  34. ,
  35. Bai Tong
  36. ,
  37. AI
  38. ,
  39. unknown
  40. ,
  41. Pang Yom
  42. ,
  43. unknown
  44. ,
  45. unknown
  46. ,
  47. unknown
  48. ,
  49. unknown
  50. ,
  51. unknown
  52. ,
  53. unknown
  54. ,
  55. Tanwa
  56. ,
  57. unknown
  58. ,
  59. unknown
  60. ,
  61. Plai Nhing-Nhong
  62. ,
  63. Wanna
  64. ,
  65. Jojo
  66. ,
  67. Phunzup
  68. ,
  69. Wandee
  70. ,
  71. unknown
  72. ,
  73. unknown
  74. ,
  75. unknown
  76. ,
  77. unknown
  78. ,
  79. uknown
  80. ,
  81. Saitong
  82. ,
  83. unknown
  84. ,
  85. Tongtang
  86. ,
  87. unknown
  88. ,
  89. Tan Tawan
  90. ,
  91. Nam Mei
  92. ,
  93. unknown
  94. ,
  95. Momay
  96. ,
  97. Sri Dor Yai
  98. ,
  99. Wang Chao
  100. ,
  101. Prachaub
  102. ,
  103. Somchai
  104. ,
  105. wild mother
  106. ,
  107. Lawan
  108. ,
  109. unknown
  110. ,
  111. unknown
  112. ,
  113. unknown
  114. ,
  115. unknown
  116. ,
  117. unknown
  118. ,
  119. Katid
  120. ,
  121. unknown
  122. ,
  123. unknown
  124. ,
  125. Karn Kraey
  126. ,
  127. unknown
  128. ,
  129. Sing Korn (Singha Khon)
  130. ,
  131. Khampun born 1967
  132. ,
  133. Kongtong born 1977
  134. ,
  135. Pang Bua Kham born 1979
  136. ,
  137. Maddy (Mo Dee) born 1980?
  138. ,
  139. Pang Pum Paung born 1981
  140. ,
  141. Kod born 1982
  142. ,
  143. unknown born 1984
  144. ,
  145. Prathida born 1993
  146. ,
  147. Tongtae born 1999
  148. ,
  149. Sri Siam born 2001
  150. ,
  151. Sampran born 2002
  152. ,
  153. Kaengsopa born 2003
  154. ,
  155. Wangtong born 2003
  156. ,
  157. Nau Oon born 2004-06-12
  158. ,
  159. Thangmo born 2006
  160. ,
  161. Pang Pachi (Pachee) born 2007
  162. ,
  163. AI born 2007-03-07
  164. ,
  165. Uaengkam born 2008-03-03
  166. ,
  167. unknown born 2008-10-23
  168. ,
  169. Popeye born 2010
  170. ,
  171. Plai Boon Long born 2011
  172. ,
  173. Singha born 2011-04-05
  174. ,
  175. Tongkam born 2011-09-09
  176. ,
  177. Khai Waan born 2012-09-25
  178. ,
  179. Butoo born 2018-08-18
  180. ,
  181. Plai Mee Chok born >2008
  182. ,
  183. Pang Fueng Fah born ~2000
  184. ,
  185. Fa Jam born ~2016
  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 in 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:
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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 27 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1190. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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