Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) an Asian elephant at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

♂ Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
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Born:* 1988 unknown
Birth place:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2005-11-07Pang Saen Suk

2. Born 2009-11-18Pang Saen Daw
Present / last location:Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Thailand

Date of Arrival

Document updated2011-07-31: birth date
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Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Thailand.

Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) arrived in Khao Kheow Open Zoo unknown date,

In Khao Kheow Open Zoo, Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. unknown
  2. ,
  3. unknown
  4. ,
  5. unknown
  6. ,
  7. unknown
  8. ,
  9. Pang Jim (twin) born 1993-08-27
  10. ,
  11. Pang Saen Suk born 2005-11-07
  12. ,
  13. Pang Saen Daw born 2009-11-18
  14. , (see detailed list).


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2005-11-07 Pang Saen Suk
  2. (F) 2009-11-18 Pang Saen Daw


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 Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) was born unknown 1988.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol), an Asian at Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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