Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Plai Tawan at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary

♂ Plai Tawan

Identification

Chip id Number4D 00-005-359

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2005 captive-born
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2012-04-06Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
from Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp

2011-04-01Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
from TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)

2010-00-00TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)
from Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp

2006-02-08Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp

Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
from Surin elephant hospital

Surin elephant hospital
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp

Record history
History of updates2011-04-07: transfered to Anantara
2012-04-08: Going to the Reintroduction Foundation
2013-04-30: chip nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

Location


Plai Tawan is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand.

Tawan arrived Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary 2012-04-06, relocated from Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp, in Thailand.

In Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, Plai Tawan lives together with 22 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Pang Numfon born 1964
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♀ Pang Boonrod
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♀ Pang Buathong
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♀ Pang Janpang born 1966
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♀ Pang Khonthong
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ♀ Pang Kwan
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♀ Pang Lampang
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♀ Pang Malee
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Pang Morakot
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Pang Nimnuan
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♀ Pang Saithong
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Pang Sunee
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♀ Pang Suthas
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♀ Pang Tongbai
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ♀ Phang Kham Moon Yai
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ♂ Plai Phat
  32. ,   
  33. 17. ♂ Plai Sombat (Seedor Sombat)
  34. ,   
  35. 18. ♂ Plai Sukhum
  36. ,   
  37. 19. ♂ Plai Sutin
  38. ,   
  39. 20. ♀ Pang Sarah
  40. ,   
  41. 21. ♂ Plai Somluk
  42. ,   
  43. 22. ♂ Plai Suthas
  44. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

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 Tawan was born captive-born 2005.


Comments / pictures

2012-04-08: Going to the Reintroduction Foundation



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Tawan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4478. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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