Plai Chiwitdee at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Plai Chiwitdee
Alternative name:Chiwit Dee
ID Number:Local id Number: 57 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 5 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
ArrivedAyutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal 2013-12-17
Born:2013-12-17 captive-born in
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Parents: x Bounnoi
Siblings through the mother Bounnoi:
  1. 2007-10-26(M) Kacha Thong
  2. 2018-10-13(F) Pung
Chiwitdees pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2013-12-17: birth
2014-01-31: name
2016-01-02: source
2018-10-13: alt name, source

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.

2013-12-17: Buannoi, the ele that gives birth in The Last Mahout film by David Adams, has had another baby boy in the early hours of this morning!

Sources, among others

  • Ewa Narkiewicz
  • http://www.elephantstay.com/elephant-nursery-2013.html
  • http://elephantstay.com/births-2013/

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