Mae Kham is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos.
Kham arrived in 2003-06-00 to the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), Kham lives together with 13 other elephants at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp):
Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)
Mae Kham was born wild 1963.
1963: Born in Chomphet district, Luang Prabang Province ca. 1963.
2004: They arrived at Elephant Village in 2004. Mahout - Mr. Yord
This elephant, which can only controlled by Mr. Yord, who has been her mahout since more than 25 years, has a lot to tell. At the age of 16 she started working in the logging industry. She was doing this difficult and dangerous work for 12 years. During this time Mae Kham got pregnant and although she was allowed to rest for most of the time during her pregnancy, she lost her baby while giving birth. After this misfortune she never got pregnant again.
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