Num Sek during the Surin elephant festival, 2011.
|Plai Num Sek|
|Sex and age:||Male ♂|
|Location:||Pu Jay Mau Sabmak|
|Arrival||Pu Jay Mau Sabmak|
|Offspring, year of birth, year of death:|
|Document updated||2011-12-02: picture|
2012-03-13: link to blog
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.Pu Jay bought Num Sek in Lampoon, northern Thailand, when he was about two years old, and unfortunately he does not recall any names of the parents, but he claim Num Sek was born within Lampoon elephant community.
2005: Num Sek was starring in the film "The Scorpion King" together with Thong Kham.
Se also blog article Famous Surin elephants: Num Sek
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Plai Num Sek, an Asian at Pu Jay Mau Sabmak in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5464. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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