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Thailand celebrates National Elephant Day today

Ayutthaya Elephant Camp

Thailand today (March 13) celebrated the National Elephant Day with various elephant camps and zoos across the country holding activities to promote elephat protection.

Some elephant parks also held Buddhist rituals where the animals are thoroughly scrubbed and showered before monks are invited to perform ceremonies to wipe away bad luck and wish for good luck for the elephants and their mahouts.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS

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