Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Plai Somjai at Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp


 ☨ ♂ Plai Somjai  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Origin
Born:* 1995 captive-born
Birth place: in Khun Pai Tun

Parents: x ♀ Bua Jan (Bua Jaan)
Death
Dead: 2015?
Death reason: disease: impaction
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2013-04-22Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
from Maetaman Elephant Adventure

Maetaman Elephant Adventure
from Khun Pai Tun

Record history
History of updates2013-04-28: transfer
2013-04-29: arrival date date
2018-04-30: corr birth type
2018-05-10: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Plai Somjai is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2015? at Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp, in Thailand, . Official death reason described as impaction.

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 Somjai was born captive-born 1995 at Khun Pai Tun.

Parentage


Parents of Plai Somjai are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Bua Jan (Bua Jaan) (mother).


Siblings through the mother Bua Jan (Bua Jaan):

  1. 1985(M) Boon Me (Boon Mi)
  2. 2002(M) Somboon
  3. 2009-11-00(M) Erawan
  4. 2014-03-03 - † 2018-01-29 (M) Zuki

Pedigree


Somjais ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Bua Jan (Bua Jaan)

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Comments / pictures

Owner: Khun Pai Tun



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Plai Somjai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4188. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • John Roberts, GTAEF

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