Sidor Thong Bai
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elephant Special Tours in Thailand

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Sidor Thong Bai  dead elephant
Photo © Birgit Sieberling
Photo © Birgit Sieberling



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Born:* 1984 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2010-03-00
Death reason: accident: fell down a slope
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephant Special Tours, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2009-11-00Elephant Special Tours
Record history
History of updates2021-10-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Google map
Random literature

† Sidor Thong Bai is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2010-03-00 at Elephant Special Tours, in Thailand, . Official death reason described as fell down a slope.


Sidor is a prefix name, used in Thailand for tuskless male elephants.

Sidor Thong Bai was born unknown 1984.

Comments / pictures

During one of the countless thunder storms, lightnings struck really close to him. Panicking, he up-routed the tree he was tied to over night, ran through the forest and fell down a slope.

Thong Bais tragical death initited the founding of Tong Bai foundation.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sidor Thong Bai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant Special Tours in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Birgit Sieberling

Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Sidor Thong Bai

(The name Thong Bai is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

Categories2010 deaths | 1984 births | Elephants from Elephant Special Tours | Thailand | Asian elephants

About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS

Elephant Encyclopedia and database

Established 1995
Established 2006
Your ip: