Plai Somjai
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp in Thailand

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Plai Somjai  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Origin
Born:* 1995 captive-born
Birth place: in Khun Pai Tun

Parents: x ♀ Bua Jan (Bua Jaan)
Death
Dead: 2015?
Death reason: disease: impaction
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2013-04-22Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
from Maetaman Elephant Adventure

Maetaman Elephant Adventure
from Khun Pai Tun

Record history
History of updates2013-04-28: transfer
2013-04-29: arrival date date
2018-04-30: corr birth type
2018-05-10: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Plai Somjai is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2015? at Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp, in Thailand, . Official death reason described as impaction.

Origin


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 Somjai was born captive-born 1995 at Khun Pai Tun.

Parentage


Parents of Plai Somjai are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Bua Jan (Bua Jaan) (mother).

Siblings through the mother Bua Jan (Bua Jaan):

  1. 1985(M) Boon Me (Boon Mi)
  2. 2002(M) Somboon
  3. 2009-11-00(M) Erawan
  4. 2014-03-03 - † 2018-01-29 (M) Zuki

Pedigree


Somjais ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Bua Jan (Bua Jaan)

Born: 1988

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Comments / pictures

Owner: Khun Pai Tun

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Somjai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4188. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • John Roberts, GTAEF
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Categories2015 deaths | 1995 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp | Thailand | Asian elephants


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