File photo : Sak Surin

Chiang Mai nature park could not take care of ailing jumbo returning from Sri Lanka

The Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai province does not have the space or appropriate facilities to take care of “Sak Surin”, an ailing elephant who will return from Sri…

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The woman behind the return from Sri Lanka of an ailing elephant

Former Suphan Buri MP Kanchana Silpa-archa is one of the people who played a key role in securing the return to Thailand from Sri Lanka of an ailing male elephant,…

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Ailing Thai jumbo in Sri Lanka to return home in July

Sak Surin, an elephant donated to Sri Lanka two decades ago, will finally return home in July to receive medical treatment as he is ill and has poor living conditions….

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The elephant negotiates the Chi River to carry the monk-to-be to the ordination hall. (Photo by Thanissorn Luckchai)

Magnificence on elephant back

Lots of colour, smiles, elaborate costumes, fanfare and, of course, a herd of elephants will enchant visitors to Surin in Northeast Thailand, as the country’s oldest mahout community celebrates the…

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Two elephants rescued from sink hole in Kanchanaburi forest

A backhoe and a team of veterinarians in a forest in Thong Pha Phum district of Kanchanaburi province have helped an elephant and its calf to get out of sink…

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Thai mahouts dress elephants as Santa Claus to help distribute face masks to students. / REUTERS

Santa gives reindeer a break, rides on elephant to distribute masks in Thailand

Santa Claus gave his sleigh and reindeer a break on Wednesday and rode elephants in Thailand during a special Christmas visit aimed at raising awareness about the threat of the…

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Walk-A-Tif: Elephant Village Pattaya

For Thais, the elephant is a symbolic animal, but this important mammal is in danger as their numbers have reduced dramatically, from 100,000 to only around 2,700, in the past…

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This photograph taken on June 20, 2021 and received courtesy of Radchadawan Peungprasopporn via her Facebook account on June 22, 2021 shows an elephant searching for food in the kitchen of her home in Pa La-U, Hua Hin. (Photo by Radchadawan PEUNGPRASOPPORN / FACEBOOK / AFP)

Image of wild elephant poking its head into Hua Hin kitchen becomes a meme

A picture of a wild elephant poking its head into the kitchen of a house, in the Thai resort town of Hua Hin, shared online yesterday (Tuesday), has now become…

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Man faces four charges for killing elephant in rubber plantation

Police have filed four charges against a man who claims that he had shot and killed a bull elephant in self defence, at a rubber plantation in Kui Buri district…

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Two Italian tourists hurt when thrown from elephant

Two Italian tourists have been injured, one of them seriously, when they were thrown off an elephant at the Bang Kaeo Adventure elephant camp in Thailand’s southern province of Phang-nga on Tuesday.   Muang district police, went to the park in Tambon…

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Elephant dies after falling into sewer and electrocuted

A ten-year-old male elephant fell into a sewer in Bang Phil district of Samut Prakan province and was believed to be electrocuted by electrical cables buried in the drainage system….

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