Mae Khoun Song

History: Mae Khoun Song is from Thongmixay. She worked in the logging industry in Thongmixay and she had many mahouts before coming here. When the logging industry stopped, she worked in a tourist camp in Luang Prabang for a few months. After this time in the tourist industry, her owner brought her back to Thongmixay were she was alone in the forest for about two years. The last owner wanted a better life for her, and decided to sell her to the ECC. She arrived to the ECC in very good body conditions, but she was a bit overwhelmed having all the new elephants around and the ECC elephants were a bit intimidated with her size. The first elephant that was interested in approaching her was Mae Boun Nam. A few weeks later, she was feeling comfortable being surrounded by other elephants.

Distinguishing features: Mae Khoun Song is very tall, towering over all of the other females. No bristles on her tail.

Personality traits: Mae Khoun Song is social and calm. She becomes stressed if around high pitched noises.

Maternity: she never had a calf and is now too old to have one

  • Gender: Female
  • Year of birth: 1982
  • Arrived at the ECC: January 2018
  • Weight (2019): 3680
Mae Khoun Song