Plai Somluk an Asian elephant at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary


♂ Plai Somluk
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Status:musth
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Origin
Born:* unknown
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Present / last location:Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand

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Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary

Document updated2018-03-13
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Plai Somluk is a musth Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thailand.

Somluk arrived in Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary unknown date,

In Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary, Plai Somluk lives together with 22 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Pang Numfon born 1964
  2. ,
  3. Pang Boonrod
  4. ,
  5. Pang Buathong
  6. ,
  7. Pang Janpang born 1966
  8. ,
  9. Pang Khonthong
  10. ,
  11. Pang Kwan
  12. ,
  13. Pang Lampang
  14. ,
  15. Pang Malee
  16. ,
  17. Pang Morakot
  18. ,
  19. Pang Nimnuan
  20. ,
  21. Pang Saithong
  22. ,
  23. Pang Sunee
  24. ,
  25. Pang Suthas
  26. ,
  27. Pang Tongbai
  28. ,
  29. Phang Kham Moon Yai
  30. ,
  31. Plai Phat
  32. ,
  33. Plai Sombat (Seedor Sombat)
  34. ,
  35. Plai Sukhum
  36. ,
  37. Plai Sutin
  38. ,
  39. Pang Sarah
  40. ,
  41. Plai Suthas
  42. ,
  43. Plai Tawan born 2005
  44. , (see detailed list).

Origin


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 Somluk was born unknown .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Plai Somluk, an Asian at Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=660. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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