Plai Thong
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Thailand unspecified location in Thailand

Biography
♂ Plai Thong

Identification


Description

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

Date of arrival

2018-10-00Thailand unspecified location
from TECC elephant hospital Lampang

2018-10-02TECC elephant hospital Lampang
from Thailand unspecified location

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Biography


Plai Thong is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Thailand unspecified location, in Thailand.

Thong arrived in 2018-10-00 to the Thailand unspecified location, relocated from the TECC elephant hospital Lampang, in Thailand.


Social

Thong lives together with 36 other elephants at the Thailand unspecified location:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Plai Akom
  2. 2. ♂ Bodo born 2006-03-14
  3. 3. ♀ Pang Boonchu
  4. 4. ♀ Pang Boonthong
  5. 5. ♀ Bovi born 2011-02-06
  6. 6. ♀ Pang Champen
  7. 7. ♀ Pang Chand Pen born >1972?
  8. 8. ♀ Dana born 2006-07-12
  9. 9. ♂ Plai Dollar
  10. 10. ♀ Pang Jenny born 2007?
  11. 11. ♀ Jumpee
  12. 12. ♀ Mae Kamnoi
  13. 13. ♂ Kham Moun born 1997?
  14. 14. ♀ Mae Komu
  15. 15. ♀ Kwanjitr
  16. 16. ♀ Mae Bounga born 1991
  17. 17. ♀ Mae Mai born 1994
  18. 18. ♀ Mohe born 1971
  19. 19. ♀ Pang Mokatae
  20. 20. ⚪ Pang Molopo
  21. 21. ♀ Mae Moon
  22. 22. ♀ Mulee
  23. 23. ♂ Plai Palo-Mae born 2006?
  24. 24. ♀ Pancake born 1980
  25. 25. ♂ Plai Puwin born 2016-03-28
  26. 26. ♂ Plai Rambo born >1978?
  27. 27. ♀ Mae Shampoo
  28. 28. ♂ Plai Sommai
  29. 29. ♀ Soy Thong
  30. 30. ♀ Pang Thong Muan born >1975?
  31. 31. ♂ Plai Tong Chai
  32. 32. ♀ unknown born 2022-05-15
  33. 33. ⚪ Unnamed born 2012-12-21
  34. 34. ♀ Unnamed born 2016-04-29
  35. 35. ♀ Wongduean
  36. 36. ♀ Pang Yui born 1991


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 Thong was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

Plai Thong was referred to the Hospital with Bloat. He has been observed to pass out large fecal balls with low digestibility (pieces of grass left unchewed). [...] Plai Tong is assumed to recover within few days and ready to return home in Chiangmai

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Plai Thong, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Thailand unspecified location in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11710. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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