Mae Boontong
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elephant Special Tours in Thailand

♀ Mae Boontong

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 62 years old (estimated age)
Status:sick
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1959? unknown
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephant Special Tours, in Thailand

Date of arrival

2020-11-10Elephant Special Tours
from TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital)

2020-08-03TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital)
from Elephant Special Tours

Elephant Special Tours
from Karen unspecified hilltribe family

Record history
History of updates2018-05-11: new record
2020-08-06: relocated to elephant hospital, Lampang

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Mae Boontong is a living sick Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elephant Special Tours, in Thailand.

Boontong arrived in 2020-11-10 to the Elephant Special Tours, relocated from the TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital), in Thailand.

Boontong lives together with 8 other elephants at the Elephant Special Tours:
  1. Mae Boonsin born 2000
  2. Phu Henry born 2019-10-07
  3. Mae Gaeo III
  4. Mo Padu born 1977-00-00
  5. Mowa born 1982
  6. Pu Si born 1960?
  7. Phu Sinan born 2017-12-30
  8. Yaya born 2004?


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Mae is a prefix name, used in Burma, Laos and Thailand for female elephants, often for females who had babies. (Mae means mother)

Mae Boontong was born unknown 1959? at Thailand unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

2020-08-06: End of July Boontong by accident got a twig in her eye, while eating Bamboo. A veterinary has been suprvising the eye, but decided on last Monday, that the elephant needed treatment at the elephant hospital in Lampang, where she was transported on the same day.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mae Boontong, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elephant Special Tours in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5365. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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