Plai Somrak
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Plai Somrak  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Birth place:
Dead: 2018-01-04
Death reason: accident: cliff fall
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2012-00-00Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2018-03-11: death

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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This record may be a duplicate record with Plai Somlak at Sublanka Wildlife Sanctuary

† Plai Somrak is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-01-04 at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand, . Official death reason described as cliff fall.


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 Somrak was born .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Plai Somrak, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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