Plai Boon Pat an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Maetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng)

Plai Boon Pat
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Location:Maetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng)
ArrivalMaetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng)
Born:* unknown
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 2013-12-17 Nam Tang
Document updated2015-12-30: 

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.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Plai Boon Pat, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Maetaeng Elephant Park (Mae Taeng) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16410. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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