Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Thailand

♂ Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol)



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Born:* 1988 unknown
Birth place:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2005-11-07Pang Saen Suk

2. Born 2009-11-18Pang Saen Daw
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Thailand

Date of arrival

Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Record history
History of updates2021-12-25

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Thailand.

Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) arrived to the Khao Kheow Open Zoo unknown date,


Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) lives together with 9 other elephants at the Khao Kheow Open Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Pang Jim (twin) born 1993-08-27
  2. Khao Kheow
  3. Pang Saen Daw born 2009-11-18
  4. Saen Suay
  5. Pang Saen Suk born 2005-11-07
  6. Unknown born 2022-03-15
  7. unknown
  8. unknown
  9. unknown


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2005-11-07 Pang Saen Suk
  2. (F) 2009-11-18 Pang Saen Daw


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 Mongkol (Phlaymongkol) was born unknown 1988.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Plai Mongkol (Phlaymongkol), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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