Mae Geao an Asian elephant at Elephant Nature Park (ENP)


♀ Mae Geao
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Id number
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Elephant Nature Park (ENP), in Thailand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-12-00Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
from Karen unspecified hilltribe family

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Mae Geao is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Elephant Nature Park (ENP), in Thailand.

Geao arrived in Elephant Nature Park (ENP) 2006-12-00, relocated from Karen unspecified hilltribe family, in Thailand.

In Elephant Nature Park (ENP), Mae Geao lives together with 79 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bai Cha (Kham Noi)
  2. ,
  3. Mae Banyen
  4. ,
  5. Bua Keaw
  6. ,
  7. Mae Bua Tong born 1970?
  8. ,
  9. Chabaa Geaw born 2007
  10. ,
  11. Chang Yim born 2009-07-12
  12. ,
  13. Dani born 1965?
  14. ,
  15. Dao Tong born ~1975
  16. ,
  17. Di Por born 1966
  18. ,
  19. Dok Geaw born 2015?
  20. ,
  21. Dok Mai born 2013-04-06
  22. ,
  23. Dok Ngern (Riew Roi) born 1999
  24. ,
  25. Dok Rak born 2016-04-26
  26. ,
  27. Faa Mai born 2009-04-17
  28. ,
  29. Faa Sai born 2002
  30. ,
  31. Fah Mui
  32. ,
  33. FeungFah
  34. ,
  35. Gluay Hom
  36. ,
  37. HomNuan
  38. ,
  39. Hong Fah born 2004?
  40. ,
  41. Hope (Yod Doi) born 2000-08-00
  42. ,
  43. Jaem Sai
  44. ,
  45. Jaidee
  46. ,
  47. Jenny
  48. ,
  49. Jokia born 1960?
  50. ,
  51. Kanjana
  52. ,
  53. Kham Boon born ~1990
  54. ,
  55. Kham La born 2011
  56. ,
  57. Mae Kham Sai born 1970?
  58. ,
  59. Khum Paeng born 1971
  60. ,
  61. Khun Dej born 2010?
  62. ,
  63. Khun Yai (Kunyai)
  64. ,
  65. Mae Koy
  66. ,
  67. Mae Lanna (Mae Loei) born 1980-04-00
  68. ,
  69. Lucky
  70. ,
  71. Pang Ma Ae (Pornsawan) born 1993
  72. ,
  73. Ma Dee (Pachuli)
  74. ,
  75. Mae Jan Peng
  76. ,
  77. Mae Kham Paan
  78. ,
  79. Mae Kham Puan born 1965?
  80. ,
  81. Mae Pon
  82. ,
  83. Mae Mai born 1990
  84. ,
  85. Malai Thong born 1980-1989?
  86. ,
  87. Maliwan
  88. ,
  89. Medo born 1980
  90. ,
  91. Mee Boon
  92. ,
  93. Mintra born 1992-1996?
  94. ,
  95. Mo Dee born 1955?
  96. ,
  97. MungMee
  98. ,
  99. Navann (Navaan) born 2012-10-28
  100. ,
  101. Noi Nah
  102. ,
  103. Nong Pop
  104. ,
  105. Phong Sri
  106. ,
  107. Pikun
  108. ,
  109. Ploy Tong
  110. ,
  111. Pookie born 1960?
  112. ,
  113. PumSap
  114. ,
  115. RamRoi
  116. ,
  117. Rattana Kham
  118. ,
  119. Mae Sai Ngern
  120. ,
  121. Sai Rung
  122. ,
  123. San Mueng
  124. ,
  125. Mae Sao Yai (Sau Yai) born 1984
  126. ,
  127. Saree born ~2006
  128. ,
  129. Som Jai born ~1990
  130. ,
  131. Sook Jai
  132. ,
  133. Mae Sook Sai
  134. ,
  135. Sri Nuan born 1959?
  136. ,
  137. Sri Prae born 1981
  138. ,
  139. Sumanee
  140. ,
  141. Tad Dao (Taa Dao) born 1985?
  142. ,
  143. Taeng Mo born 1995
  144. ,
  145. Thong Ae (Thong Ei)
  146. ,
  147. Thong Kham
  148. ,
  149. Tilly born 1975?
  150. ,
  151. Tong Jaan born 2005-02-14
  152. ,
  153. Tong Suk (Jungle Boy) born 2001-11-15
  154. ,
  155. Wan Mai born 2020-05-02
  156. ,
  157. Yin Dee born 2013-08-24
  158. , (see detailed list).

Origin


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

Mae Geao was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Mae Geao means "Crystal"

Mae Geao was a Karen-owned elephant who worked in logging until the governments ban in 1989. At that time, she was sent to Burma to continue her logging career for the next seventeen years. Two years ago, she was brought back to Thailand and put to work at a trekking camp. It was soon obvious she was too old to work.

Since arriving at the Park, Mae Geao spends most of her time wandering and eating. She arrived extremely thin with dry, cracked skin and thick scabs on her forehead and tailbone from being hit with the hook. She is easy to identify by an "R" brand on her right hip and her half tail, an old injury inflicted by another elephant. Although she has yet to bond with anyone, we hope she will make friends in the future.

March 2007 Newsletter by Elephant Nature Foundation



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mae Geao, an Asian at Elephant Nature Park (ENP) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2963. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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