News on elephants in Thailand since the start of this year has been dominated by the brutal killing of wild tuskers in Kaeng Krachan and Kui Buri national parks.
At least six wild elephants have been found dead within three weeks – and this is probably just the tip of the iceberg. Both national parks occupy a very large area, with Kaeng Krachan being Thailand’s biggest national park. Combined, the two national parks are home to at least 500 wild elephants.
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