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

♀ Mae Bong



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Management:Free contact
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

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History of updates2013-04-20: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Mae Bong is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp), in Laos.

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

Bong lives together with 13 other elephants at the Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp):
  1. 1. ♀ Mae Bounthem born 2001
  2. 2. ⚪ Mae Buakham born 1973
  3. 3. ♀ Mae Kham born 1963
  4. 4. ♀ Kham Khoune
  5. 5. ♀ Mae Khamheuang born 1982
  6. 6. ⚪ Mae Khammang born 1980
  7. 7. ♀ Mae Khampang born 1976
  8. 8. ♀ Mae Kong Ngeun (Kongngeung)
  9. 9. ♀ Mae Bounnam born 1959
  10. 10. ♀ Mae Cot born >1948
  11. 11. ⚪ Maxi born 2013-05-23
  12. 12. ♀ Mae San born 1978
  13. 13. ♀ Mae Uak born 1965

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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 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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mae Bong, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp) in Laos. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 August 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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