Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Ging Mai at Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)

 ☨ ♂ Ging Mai  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Born:* 2001 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2002-11-24
Death reason: killed: cyanide
Present / last location:Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert), in Thailand

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Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)

Document updated2011-10-30: death cause
2013-05-13: prev loc.
2013-05-18: corr death location
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† Ging Mai is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert), in Thailand, from killed 2002-11-24. Official death reason described as cyanide. (see detailed list).


Ging Mai was born wild 2001.

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An intruder sneaked into at the sanctuary during the night and injected him with cyanide.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ging Mai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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