The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 1
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The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 1

A PROPER GREETING The welcoming committee could not have been more enthusiastic, or intuitive, when “one of the girls” had taken it upon her elephant self to wave a banner, one of the many that had been placed along a fence, upon which the word ‘freedom’ was so prominently displayed. And while it is unknown exactly … Continue reading »

What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You? : TripAdvisor Effectively Condones the Abuse of Wildlife as They Continue to Book Tours & Realize Profits From “The World’s Cruelest Animal Attractions” & Those Attractions Featuring Elephants For Human Entertainment Rank # 1 : Part 2
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What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You? : TripAdvisor Effectively Condones the Abuse of Wildlife as They Continue to Book Tours & Realize Profits From “The World’s Cruelest Animal Attractions” & Those Attractions Featuring Elephants For Human Entertainment Rank # 1 : Part 2

  If this abuse of our elephants is allowed to continue there will be no more of these majestic animals left to exploit for whatever reason humans see fit. Our elephants in the wild are being threatened in every way (killed by poachers/poaching; removed or displaced by deforestation; and captured as baby elephants i.e. torn … Continue reading »

What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You? : TripAdvisor Effectively Condones the Abuse of Wildlife as They Continue to Book Tours & Realize Profits From “The World’s Cruelest Animal Attractions” & Those Attractions Featuring Elephants For Human Entertainment Rank # 1 : Part 1
Elephants With Jobs or Elephant Tourism: The Great Debate

What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You? : TripAdvisor Effectively Condones the Abuse of Wildlife as They Continue to Book Tours & Realize Profits From “The World’s Cruelest Animal Attractions” & Those Attractions Featuring Elephants For Human Entertainment Rank # 1 : Part 1

TripAdvisor & Its Subsidiary Travel Company Viator Continue To Shirk Responsibility When Confronted About Alleged Wild Animal Abuse Running Rampant Among Its Reviewers’ Highly Rated Tourist Destination Spots… It should come as no surprise that any wildlife attraction featuring elephants would be highly ranked; up near or at the top of any go-to tourist destination. … Continue reading »

Suraj the One-Eared Indian Temple Elephant RESCUED After Confined and Suffering in 12 Foot Square Room For 20 Years
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Suraj the One-Eared Indian Temple Elephant RESCUED After Confined and Suffering in 12 Foot Square Room For 20 Years

It took an army of rescuers some 70 strong, including “officers from the police and local forestry department”. There were 20 agents from Wildlife SOS (the charity who had legally secured Suraj’s release) as well. The word was out that a backlash from the locals and the mahouts would cause the elephant more suffering (the … Continue reading »

Lom : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary : Umbrella
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Lom : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary : Umbrella

Name: Lom Name in Thai: Umbrella Gender: Female Where Now: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Location: near the village of Baan Tuek in Sukhothai, North Thailand For more Photos of Lom see them at: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Lom / Umbrella   Katherine Connor, founder of Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary has spoken of this sweet elephant as … Continue reading »

Jungle Boy : Elephant of the Week at Elephant Nature Park : Thong Suk
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Jungle Boy : Elephant of the Week at Elephant Nature Park : Thong Suk

Name: Jungle Boy Thai Name: Thong Suk Gender: Male Where Now: Elephant Nature Park in affiliation with Save Elephant Foundation Location: Chiang Mai province, Northern Thailand Thong Suk For more Photos of Jungle Boy see them at: Elephant Nature Park The first glimpses Lek had of Jungle Boy was when she noticed the movements of … Continue reading »

Beautiful Lotus : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary : Bwua Ngam
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Beautiful Lotus : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary : Bwua Ngam

Name: Beautiful Lotus Thai Name: Bwua Ngam Gender: Female Where Now: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Location: near the village of Baan Tuek in Sukhothai, North Thailand For more Photos of Beautiful Lotus (Bwua Ngam) see them at: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Beautiful Lotus’ story begins when Katherine Connor, founder of Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary, was alerted … Continue reading »

Elephant Nature Park Reunites Mother Elephant With Her Baby After Years Apart
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Elephant Nature Park Reunites Mother Elephant With Her Baby After Years Apart

Mama elephant Mae Yui and her calf MeBai shared a big hug as they wrapped their trunks around each after a gratifying reunion earlier this year, reports Jake Poldon for Daily Mail Online. With human intervention, and very caring humans at that, they were both relocated to the Elephant Nature Park in the Chiang Mai … Continue reading »

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.”  Liz Jones and the Elephants  Part 4
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“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.” Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 4

  Hope For a New Beginning But there is hope. Geeta Seshamani of Wildlife SOS has offered assistance in the matter. They were responsible for rescuing Raju, now 51, who endured repeated head beatings so severe it blinded him. The elephant and the journalist came together recently at the Wildlife SOS’s refuge near New Delhi. … Continue reading »