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  • A new life for an old lady – Jaidee’s fresh start

    Faa Sai plays 'keep away' with Jaidee.

    Jaidee was born around 1947. Her name means ‘Good heart’. She arrived to ENP in late January 2015, rescued from trekking. She originally came from the Surin province.   When old enough she began her career in logging – both legal and illegal – working in the far south of Thailand. When logging was banned […]

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  • Resurrected – a ghost brought back to life…


    On the second of February 2015 after a 20 hour truck ride, a rickety shadow of an elephant arrived to Elephant Nature Park. There have been numerous elephants rescued since the founding of ENP back in 1995, many arriving in dreadful condition – But – rarely have we encountered an elephant as emaciated as she […]

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  • Sook Sai settles in

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    After a long truck ride from the Surin province, on January 17th a very worn out fifty year old elephant stepped off the truck at ENP, yet unaware that her well deserved retirement had finally begun. She has been renamed Sook Sai which means ‘pure happiness’. Originally from Mae Sariang and Karen hill tribe owners, […]

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