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Elephant electrocuted by high voltage lines

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Wild Asian Elephant in Khao Yai

Wild Asian Elephant in Khao Yai. Image: Kawpodmd.

SURAT THANI — A male elephant was electrocuted when bamboo stems tangled high-voltage power transmission lines while he was browsing in Khian Sa district of this southern province on Monday.

Thanongchai Churak, 37, the elephant’s owner, said he tethered 24-year-old Phlai Singthong in a grove of bamboo to allow him to eat.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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