Plai an Asian elephant at Unknown

 ☨ ♂ Plai  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Id numberEEP Number: 911
Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* 1891 wild
Birth place:
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of Arrival

from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Firma Carl Hagenbeck 1899-09-08
from Copenhagen Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo 1894-09-20
from Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu

Document updated2012-06-12: 
2020-11-07: Updated as lost to trace
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† Plai is a dead Lost to follow-up Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Unknown, in Unknown, from unknown reasons in , (see detailed list).


Plai was born wild 1891. and imported 1894, ship

Comments / pictures

Gift from Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu.

Records about Plai from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Plai:

911 M ~ 1891 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1891 NONE Birth PLAI
PRIVATE 1 Jan 1894 NONE Transfer
COPENHAGE 20 Sep 1894 10365 Transfer
HAMBURG 8 Sep 1899 NONE ltf Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Plai, an Asian at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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