Plai Cochalat at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Male ♂ Asian elephant Cochalat at Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

† Plai Cochalat
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2016-08-16
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
ArrivedAyutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Born: unknown
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 2003-08-30 -- † 2003-08-30 stillborn
  2. (F) 2004-07-31 Pansa, Local nr: 17
  3. (F) 2005-09-06 Narachol, Local nr: 20
Document updated2011-04-18:�
2016-08-16: death

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.

Sources, among others

  • Ewa Narkiewicz

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