Plai Kongka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal in Thailand

♂ Plai Kongka



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact

People killed:1
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2002-12-20 Koon Muang

2. Born 2003-01-21 Aiyaret

3. Born 2003-09-01
(dead † 2003-09-01)

4. Born 2007-04-16 Ming Jung EEP id: 200704
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal, in Thailand

Date of arrival

Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Record history
History of updates2022-04-15

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Plai Kongka is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal, in Thailand.

Kongka arrived to the Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal unknown date,


Kongka lives together with 102 other elephants at the Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants


Total: 4 babies

  1. (M) 2002-12-20 Koon Muang
  2. (F) 2003-01-21 Aiyaret
  3. (M) 2003-09-01 -- † 2003-09-01 miscarriage
  4. (M) 2007-04-16 Ming Jung EEP id: 200704


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 Kongka was born unknown .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Plai Kongka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ewa Narkiewicz

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