Plai Tawan an Asian elephant at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary


♂ Plai Tawan
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Id numberChip id Number; 4D 00-005-359
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2005 captive-born
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-04-06Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
from Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp 2011-04-01
from TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)
TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute) 2010-00-00
from Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp 2006-02-08
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
from Surin elephant hospital
Surin elephant hospital
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp

Document updated2011-04-07: transfered to Anantara
2012-04-08: Going to the Reintroduction Foundation
2013-04-30: chip nr
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Description

Location


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

Tawan arrived in 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 in this database: (detailed list)

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

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, (2020). Plai Tawan, an Asian at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4478. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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