Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Plai Phet at Dusit Zoo (Khao Din)


♂ Plai Phet
Alternative name:Santa

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2007-12-24 captive-born , number 32
Birth place: in Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Parents: x ♀ Galaget
Locations
Present / last location:Dusit Zoo (Khao Din), in Thailand

Date of Arrival
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Dusit Zoo (Khao Din)
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Document updated2011-04-21: in Dusit
2018-10-13: local id nr, source
2020-11-15: Birth nr 32 added
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Description

Location


Plai Phet is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Dusit Zoo (Khao Din), in Thailand.

Phet arrived Dusit Zoo (Khao Din) unknown date, relocated from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal, in Thailand.

In Dusit Zoo (Khao Din), Plai Phet lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Pang Aigo born 2007-04-28
  2. ,
  3. unknown
  4. ,
  5. unknown
  6. , (see detailed list).

Origin


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.

Plai Phet was born captive-born as birth number 32 2007-12-24 at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal.

Parentage


Parents of Plai Phet are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Galaget (mother).


Siblings through the mother Galaget:

  1. 2003-03-01(F) Jangraphoa
  2. 2011-02-15(M) Valentine
  3. 2017-10-02(M) NawmKlao

Pedigree


Phets ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Phet, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dusit Zoo (Khao Din) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3497. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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