Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Plai Huay Yai at Unknown

♂ Plai Huay Yai



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* 2010-03-00 wild
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Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

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History of updates2010-03-27: 
2020-11-06: Updated as lost to trace

Latest document update2020-11-06 16:29:51
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Plai Huay Yai is a living Lost to follow-up Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Unknown, in Unknown.

Huay Yai arrived Unknown 2010-03-00,

In Unknown, Plai Huay Yai lives together with 150 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


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 Huay Yai was born wild 2010-03-00.

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Plai Huay Yai, aged 15 days old, strayed from the wild herd and fell into the Huay Yai ravine in Phato district of Chumphon. It was taken to a nearby army unit where it has been treated for external injuries. The calf was named Huay Yai after the place where it fell.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Huay Yai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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