27 March 2019
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Nam Tang at Maetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng)

27 March 2019
Now intensively researching how to get the database queries to work with php7. //Dan

Nam Tang
Alternative name:Dattaji
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 6 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Maetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng)
ArrivedMaetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng) 2013-12-17
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Born:2013-12-17 captive-born in
Maetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 120.00 kgs, 264.00 lbs
Parents: Boon Pat x Nong Mai
Siblings through the mother Nong Mai:
  1. 2010(M) Namtaeng
  2. 2018-07-07(F) Boonsri
Document updated2013-12-18: birth
2015-12-30: parents
2018-09-16: alt name
Dattaji was born at approximately 4:00 AM on the fullmoon December 17th 2013. Dattaji is Nong Mai's second baby.


Previous On Monday 16th December 2013 at 4.00 in the morning, our third baby elephant arrived. Pung Nong Mai gave birth to her son called Dattaji unaided in the early hours of the morning.

Nong Mai’s baby weighed a hefty 120 kilos at birth. Nong Mai is 20 years old. Nong Mai has another son in the park, Nam Tang; a talented young elephant who enjoys painting in the show.

Dattaji’s grandmother is also in the park; her name is Mae Boon Maa.
This makes 4 generations of one family located in the Park.
Again, Plai Boon-pat is the father, a hat-trick for him and for the park!
Nong Mai and mae Boon Ma are owned by Khun Nee Chaliert the park owner.



2018: Dattaji was the first name given and on the Government Documents the name is Nam Tang.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.maetaengelephantpark.com/baby-dattaji-arrives/ (dead link, see a filed version of the page at Internet Archive
  • Maetaeng Elephant Park

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