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Mae Somboon an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)

† Mae Somboon
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 56 years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2010-12-22
Death reason: disease: intestinal blockage
Location:Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
ArrivalElephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) 2003-08-00
Born:1954? wild
Document updated2011-03-11: death

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


Sources, among others

  • Jodi Thomas
  • http://www.elephantnaturefoundation.org/go/elephants/elephant/somboon

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