Sidor Plaiwan at Somchai Yoothongkham

Male Asian elephant Sidor Plaiwan at Somchai Yoothongkham

† Sidor Plaiwan
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 25 years
Status:musth
Dead date: 2012-03-03
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died from heart failure after chasing its mahout
Location:Somchai Yoothongkham
ArrivedSomchai Yoothongkham 2012-01-00
Born:1987 unknown
Document updated2012-03-05:
Male elephant Sidor Plaiwan collapsed and died from heart failure after chasing its mahout in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Saturday. The mahout was unhurt. The 25-year-old jumbo killed its previous owner when it went berserk last month.

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