Plai Ekachai
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
FAE Elephant Hospital in Thailand

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Plai Ekachai  dead elephant
Alternative name: Ekkachai



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2018-10-11
Death reason: : collapsed and died
Locations - owners
Present / last location:FAE Elephant Hospital, in Thailand

Date of arrival

FAE Elephant Hospital
from Thailand unspecified location

2013-05-03Thailand unspecified location
from FAE Elephant Hospital

Record history
History of updates2013-06-02: new record
2018-10-11: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Plai Ekachai is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-10-11 at FAE Elephant Hospital, in Thailand, . Official death reason described as collapsed and died.


Plai is a prefix name, orginally a Mon word, meaning youthful male or a strong man, today used in Thailand for male elephants with tusks.

Plai Ekachai was born unknown .

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2013-08-10: Came to the hospital with severe eye problems.
2018-10-11: collapsed and died

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Plai Ekachai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at FAE Elephant Hospital in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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