Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Mae Bong at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)

♀ Mae Bong

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1967
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos

Date of arrival

2012-09-00Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
from Laos unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2013-04-20: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

Location


Mae Bong is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos.

Bong arrived Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) 2012-09-00, relocated from Laos unspecified location, in Laos.

In Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), Mae Bong lives together with 13 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Mae Bounthem born 2001
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ⚪ Mae Buakham born 1973
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♀ Mae Kham born 1963
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♀ Kham Khoune
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♀ Mae Khamheuang born 1982
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ⚪ Mae Khammang born 1980
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♀ Mae Khampang born 1976
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♀ Mae Kong Ngeun (Kongngeung)
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Mae Bounnam born 1959
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Mae Cot born >1948
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ⚪ Maxi born 2013-05-23
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Mae San born 1978
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♀ Mae Uak born 1965
  26. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


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

Mae Bong was born 1967.


Comments / pictures

1967: Born in Chompeth district, Luang Prabang province, in 1967.
Her Mahout is called Mr. Song (born 1994), who is working for the owner.

2012-09: Both of them arrived at the Elephant Village in September 2012.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mae Bong, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12166. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Michael Roerig, Elephant Village, Luang Prabang, Laos.

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