Plai Jumpui (Jampui) at TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)  Jumpui (Jampui) at TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)

† Plai Jumpui (Jampui)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 49 years old
Dead date: 2016-06-02
Death reason: disease: acute flatulence and internal infections
Location:TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
ArrivedTECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
Born:1967 wild
Document updated2016-06-05: death
2016-06-05: SSP nr

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.


Sources, among others

  • http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1001685/elephant-famed-for-2m-tusks-dies

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