Plai Lanna
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Baan Chang Elephant Park in Thailand

Biography
♂ Plai Lanna

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* unknown
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Baan Chang Elephant Park, in Thailand

Date of arrival

Baan Chang Elephant Park
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2020-10-27

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Biography


Plai Lanna is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Baan Chang Elephant Park, in Thailand.

Lanna arrived to the Baan Chang Elephant Park unknown date, relocated from the Thailand unspecified location, in Thailand.


Social

Lanna lives together with 26 other elephants at the Baan Chang Elephant Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Plai Boeing
  2. 2. ♀ Kannika
  3. 3. ♀ Kathin
  4. 4. ♀ Kham Yong
  5. 5. ♀ Kiang Dao
  6. 6. ♀ Kiang Duen
  7. 7. ♀ Nam Ping
  8. 8. ♂ Plai Petch Sarm born 2019-11-29
  9. 9. ♀ Pang Petch Song born 2019-06-22?
  10. 10. ♀ Mae Ploy
  11. 11. ♀ Pang Thong Perm
  12. 12. ♀ Pang Thong Tawee born 2018-11-04
  13. 13. ♀ Tong Haa born 2018-01-26?
  14. 14. ♂ Plai Tong Jade born 2019-03-22
  15. 15. ♀ Tong Kwao
  16. 16. ♀ Plai Tong Paed born 2019-05-16
  17. 17. ♀ Pang Tong Saen
  18. 18. ♂ Tong Sarm born 2017-03-10
  19. 19. ♂ Tong See born 2017-10-09
  20. 20. ♀ Tong Song born 2016-11-25
  21. 21. ♂ Tong Ton
  22. 22. ♀ Toong-Ngoen
  23. 23. ⚪ unknown born 2023-09-03
  24. 24. ⚪ unknown born 2016-11-24
  25. 25. ♀ unknown
  26. 26. ♀ unknown


Origin

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.

Plai Lanna was born unknown at Thailand unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

2020: Today, our veterinarian, Dr. Waem works together with the vets from Lampang Elephant Hospital, TECC and Center of Elephant and Wildlife Research have collected elephant blood donated from Plai Lanna In order to help another sick elephant. Plai Lanna cooperated with the veterinarian team very well, kind and very calm.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Plai Lanna, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Baan Chang Elephant Park in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11516. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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