Plai Cochalat an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Cochalat at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

☨ Plai Cochalat
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown , unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 850 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 853 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2016-08-16
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
ArrivalAyutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Born:* unknown
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 2003-08-30 -- † 2003-08-30 stillborn
  2. (F) 2004-07-31 Pansa, Local nr: 17
  3. (F) 2005-09-06 Narachol, Local nr: 20
Document updated2011-04-18:�
2016-08-16: death

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.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Plai Cochalat, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6241. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ewa Narkiewicz

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