Plai Pee Mai
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
GVI Elephant Rescue in Thailand

♂ Plai Pee Mai



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Born:* captive-born
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Locations - owners
Present / last location:GVI Elephant Rescue, in Thailand

Date of arrival

GVI Elephant Rescue
Record history
History of updates2013-05-16

Latest document update2020-11-03 11:12:08
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Plai Pee Mai is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the GVI Elephant Rescue, in Thailand.

Pee Mai arrived to the GVI Elephant Rescue unknown date,


Pee Mai lives together with 5 other elephants at the GVI Elephant Rescue:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Pang Boon Jan (Chan, Ms. Moon Blessing)
  2. Pang Cha Bho
  3. Mae Tong Dee
  4. Pang Manah
  5. Pang Joompee (Ms. Magnolia)


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 Pee Mai was born captive-born .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Plai Pee Mai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at GVI Elephant Rescue in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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