Plai Jok
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mae Wang Elephant Camp in Thailand

♂ Plai Jok



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2010-02-15
(dead † 2017-04-22)
Chang Jiew (Dante)

2. Born 2010-08-25Pang Chompoo
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mae Wang Elephant Camp, in Thailand

Date of arrival

Mae Wang Elephant Camp
Record history
History of updates2020-09-18

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Plai Jok is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Mae Wang Elephant Camp, in Thailand.

Jok arrived to the Mae Wang Elephant Camp unknown date,


Jok lives together with 13 other elephants at the Mae Wang Elephant Camp:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 3. ♀ Bee-Bee (Baby BB) born 2003-08-23
  2. 4. ♀ Pang Chompoo born 2010-08-25
  3. 5. ♀ Pang Jokia
  4. 6. ♂ Somjai
  5. 7. ⚪ unknown
  6. 8. ⚪ unknown
  7. 9. ⚪ unknown
  8. 10. ⚪ unknown
  9. 11. ⚪ unknown
  10. 12. ⚪ unknown
  11. 13. ⚪ unknown
  12. 14. ⚪ unknown
  13. 15. ⚪ unknown


Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 2010-02-15 -- † 2017-04-22 Chang Jiew (Dante)
  2. (F) 2010-08-25 Pang Chompoo


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 Jok was born unknown .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Plai Jok, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mae Wang Elephant Camp in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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