• Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:36
    Close encounters of the pachyderm kind
    Runners in a Chon Buri event experienced a few moments of fear after a stretch of the trail brought them face to face with wild elephants. 
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  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:00
    An elephantine task
    A foundation dedicated to helping pachyderms and their mahouts holds and educational open day
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  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:58
    Sanctuary chief spurns idea for taming Kanchanaburi’s roving pachyderms
    The head of Salak Phra Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi, where wild elephants have caused problems for their human neighbours, has rejected the idea of giving the animals new sources of food nearer the communities, fearing it would only invite more risk.
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:00
    Pachyderm blocks road in Khao Yai
    A bull elephant in rut from Khao Yai National Park apparently searchi0ng for its mate blocked the road in Prachin Buri on Sunday and looked likely to attack tourists’ cars, prompting park officials to use their vehicles as buffers between the aggressive male and tourists until the former eventually retreated into the forest.
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  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 19:00
    Canadian tourist injured after she falls from elephant ride
    A 38-year-old Canadian tourist was injured when her left leg was crushed by an elephant's trunk after she fell off the pachyderm at an elephant camp near Nark Kerd Hill in Chalong on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Trumpeting your concern for pachyderms can hurt animal rights
    Re: “Decision to scrap elephant polo is a sad day for elephant welfare,” Have Your Say, October 10.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Decision to scrap pachyderm polo is a sad day for elephant welfare 
    Re: “On World Animal Day, it’s time to end elephant polo”, Opinion & Analysis, October 4.
    your say
  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:00
    Seeking peace with the pachyderms
    Shrinking Thai forests have led to increased elephant-human conflict, while researchers explore ways to co-exist in harmony
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 17:14
    Five wild elephants trample Thai man to death
    A Thai man was trampled to death by five wild elephants near a rubber plantation Friday, police said, the latest deadly encounter in a country where pachyderms are both venerated and feared.
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
    Luang Prabang – a pachyderm paradise 
    Living in Laos’ only no-riding elephant camp, Chao Kid is a young, naughty and playful pachyderm. 
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 13:54
    Pachyderms on the pitch
    The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament is coming back to the City of Angels with the hardy pachyderms taking to the grounds of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort from March 8 to 11 for the matches.
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00
    Accident highlights need to protect pachyderm population
    AS THE search continued yesterday for an elephant that was injured on Thursday after being hit by a pickup truck in Khao Ang Rue Nai wildlife sanctuary in Chachoengsao province, sanctuary chief Decha Nilwichien revealed nearly 14,000 wild animals die per year on the road that cuts through the sanctuary.
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:11
    Pachyderms on the pitch
    The 2018 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament is set to kick off from March 8 to 11 on the banks of Chao Phraya River, next to Anantara Riverside Bangkok, with a full range of fun elephant festivities for the whole family.
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:04
    Elephant hit by car in Khao Yai, only dignity hurt
    An elephant was struck by a tourist’s car in Khao Yai National Park on New Year’s Eve, damaging the vehicle but leaving both human and pachyderm unhurt.
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  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:19
    Elephant parade ends in huge feast
    A grand parade of 290 elephants, who were later treated to a feast of vegetables and fruits was held on Friday morning as part of “Amazing Surin Elephant” 2017, an annual festival dedicated to the pachyderms.
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