Mae Kang Kaew
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Samui Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

♀ Mae Kang Kaew



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Characteristics: blind in her right eye
Management:Free contact
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Samui Elephant Sanctuary, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2018-08-16Samui Elephant Sanctuary
from Ratchaburi unspecified location

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History of updates2018-08-16: new record

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Mae Kang Kaew is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Samui Elephant Sanctuary, in Thailand.

Kang Kaew arrived in 2018-08-16 to the Samui Elephant Sanctuary, relocated from the Ratchaburi unspecified location, in Thailand.

Kang Kaew lives together with 10 other elephants at the Samui Elephant Sanctuary:
  1. 1. ♀ Cartoon born ~1962
  2. 2. ♀ Kaew Ta born ~1963
  3. 3. ♀ Mae Kham Paeng born ~1963
  4. 4. ♀ Kham San born 1967?
  5. 5. ♀ Khum Phean born ~1958
  6. 6. ♀ Moloair born 2009
  7. 7. ♀ Nong Pech born 2012
  8. 8. ♀ Sai Tong
  9. 9. ⚪ Sri Nin born 1967?
  10. 10. ♀ Sudarat

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Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

Mae Kang Kaew was born unknown .

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2018: Mae Kang Kaew is aged about 45 year old and was born in Mae Hong Son, northern Thailand.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Mae Kang Kaew, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Samui Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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