Elephant trunks

Elephant recaptured after killing handler in Mahasarakham

An elephant that fled after it kicked its handler to death in Mahasarakham on Friday night has been recaptured after being shot with a tranquiliser dart by a veterinarian.

The elephant, known as Samson, was among five pachyderms hired by the abbot of Wat Pa Wang Nam Yen to participate in a krathin merit making procession scheduled for Saturday.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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