Mae Khampang an Asian elephant at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)

♀ Mae Khampang
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
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Management:Free contact
Born:* 1976
Birth place: in Hongsa District unspecified location
Present / last location:Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos

Date of Arrival
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Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
from Hongsa District unspecified location

Document updated2013-04-20: 
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Mae Khampang is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos.

Khampang arrived in Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) unknown date, relocated from Hongsa District unspecified location, in Laos.

In Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), Mae Khampang lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Mae Bong born 1967
  2. ,
  3. Mae Bounthem born 2001
  4. ,
  5. Mae Buakham born 1973
  6. ,
  7. Mae Kham born 1963
  8. ,
  9. Kham Khoune
  10. ,
  11. Mae Khamheuang born 1982
  12. ,
  13. Mae Khammang born 1980
  14. ,
  15. Mae Kong Ngeun (Kongngeung)
  16. ,
  17. Mae Bounnam born 1959
  18. ,
  19. Mae Cot born >1948
  20. ,
  21. Maxi born 2013-05-23
  22. ,
  23. Mae San born 1978
  24. ,
  25. Mae Uak born 1965
  26. , (see detailed list).


Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

Mae Khampang was born 1976 at Hongsa District unspecified location.

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1976: Born in Hongsa district, Sayaboury province, in 1976. Her Mahout is called Mr. Duang (born 1968), who is also the rightful owner together with his 2 brothers. They have worked 3 years in another elephant camp where a poacher came during the night and cut of the Mae Khampang’s tail.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mae Khampang, an Asian at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Michael Roerig, Elephant Village, Luang Prabang, Laos.


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24

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