Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kanchanaburi Elephants World in Thailand

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Songkran  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 2015 years old (approximate age)
Born:* ~1939
Birth place:
Dead: 2015-02-27
Death reason: unknown:
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Present / last location:Kanchanaburi Elephants World, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2009-00-00Kanchanaburi Elephants World
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History of updates2023-09-02

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† Songkran is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2015-02-27 at Kanchanaburi Elephants World, in Thailand, .


Songkran was born ~1939.

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Songran’s life was difficult, she trekked with tourists in Phuket and the Pang-nga province until she reached 70 years old. She became unnaturally thin and could no longer work so was donated to Elephant’s World.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Songkran, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kanchanaburi Elephants World in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2015 deaths | ~193 births | Elephants from Kanchanaburi Elephants World | Thailand | Asian elephants

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