Plai Somjai at Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp

† Plai Somjai
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Dead date: 2015?,
Death reason: disease: impaction
Location:Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
ArrivedAnantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp 2013-04-22
from Maetaman Elephant Camp
Maetaman Elephant Camp
from Khun Pai Tun
Born:1995 captive-born in
Khun Pai Tun
Parents: x Bua Jan (Bua Jaan)
Siblings through the mother Bua Jan (Bua Jaan):
  1. 1985(M) Boon Me (Boon Mi)
  2. 2002(M) Somboon
  3. 2009-11-00(M) Erawan
  4. 2014-03-03 -- † 2018-01-29 (M) Zuki
Somjais pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2013-04-28: transfer
2013-04-29: arrival date date
2018-04-30: corr birth type
2018-05-10: death report

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.

Owner: Khun Pai Tun

Sources, among others

  • John Roberts, GTAEF

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