Mae Boontong an Asian elephant at Elephant Special Tours


♀ Mae Boontong
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 62 years old (estimated age)
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Status:sick
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1959? unknown
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Locations
Present / last location:Elephant Special Tours, in Thailand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2020-11-10Elephant Special Tours
from TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital)
TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital) 2020-08-03
from Elephant Special Tours
Elephant Special Tours
from Karen unspecified hilltribe family

Document updated2018-05-11: new record
2020-08-06: relocated to elephant hospital, Lampang
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Mae Boontong is a sick Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Elephant Special Tours, in Thailand.

Boontong arrived in Elephant Special Tours 2020-11-10, relocated from TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital), in Thailand.

In Elephant Special Tours, Mae Boontong lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Mae Boonsin born 2000
  2. ,
  3. Phu Henry born 2019-10-07
  4. ,
  5. Mae Gaeo III
  6. ,
  7. Mo Padu born 1977-00-00
  8. ,
  9. Mowa born 1982
  10. ,
  11. Pu Si born 1960?
  12. ,
  13. Phu Sinan born 2017-12-30
  14. ,
  15. Yaya born 2004?
  16. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

Mae Boontong was born unknown 1959? at Thailand unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

2020-08-06: End of July Boontong by accident got a twig in her eye, while eating Bamboo. A veterinary has been suprvising the eye, but decided on last Monday, that the elephant needed treatment at the elephant hospital in Lampang, where she was transported on the same day.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mae Boontong, an Asian at Elephant Special Tours in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5365. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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