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

☨ Mae Thai
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 66 years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2016-09-00,
Death reason: age:
Location:Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
ArrivalElephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) 2002-12-00
from Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Born:* 1950? wild
Document updated2018-06-13: corr, prev confused with Tong Jaan

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

Born 1944-1950?

Bought by Ele-Aid charity from private mahout in Bangkok.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Mae Thai, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1258. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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