Pang Thong at FAE Elephant Hospital

† Pang Thong
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Dead date: 2012-10-04
Death reason: maternal death:
Location:FAE Elephant Hospital
ArrivalFAE Elephant Hospital 2012-09-30
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) -- † 2012-10-04 noname
Document updated2012-10-05:

Pang is a prefix name, used in Thailand for female elephants.

Twenty-five-year-old Phang Thong collapsed while her mahout was leading her on an exercise walk this morning at the elephant hospital run by the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation.

A post mortem examination found the body of a male baby elephant which was in the wrong position for birth. It had probably been dead for at least five days before Phang Thong’s arrival at the hospital.

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