Mae Khamheuang
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos

♀ Mae Khamheuang

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1982
Birth place: in Hongsa District unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2013-04-20: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Mae Khamheuang is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos.

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

Khamheuang lives together with 13 other elephants at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp):
  1. 1. ♀ Mae Bong born 1967
  2. 2. ♀ Mae Bounthem born 2001
  3. 3. ⚪ Mae Buakham born 1973
  4. 4. ♀ Mae Kham born 1963
  5. 5. ♀ Kham Khoune
  6. 6. ⚪ Mae Khammang born 1980
  7. 7. ♀ Mae Khampang born 1976
  8. 8. ♀ Mae Kong Ngeun (Kongngeung)
  9. 9. ♀ Mae Bounnam born 1959
  10. 10. ♀ Mae Cot born >1948
  11. 11. ⚪ Maxi born 2013-05-23
  12. 12. ♀ Mae San born 1978
  13. 13. ♀ Mae Uak born 1965


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


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

Mae Khamheuang was born 1982 at Hongsa District unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

1982: Born in Hongsa district, Sayaboury province, in 1982. Her Mahout is called Mr. Aep (born in 1987), who is working for the owner.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mae Khamheuang, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12134. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

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