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Thailand celebrates National Elephant Day today

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 […]Read More

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PM calls on Thais to protect elephants

BANGKOK, 12 March 2016 (NNT) – The prime minister has called on all sectors of society to protect Thai elephants as March 13 marks the National Elephant Day in Thailand. In his national televised address, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said elephants are sacred animals that represent Thai kings as well as the kingdom. Read […]Read More

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Thai Elephant Day Celebration today

Every year government and private organisations will underline the importance of elephants and heighten public awareness of the need for preservation of elephants. In celebration of Thai Elephant Day 2014, Surin province, which is regarded as the land of elephants, will organize a big gathering of elephants to show the strong intention of local people […]Read More

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Department of National Parks to organize Thai Elephants Day activities

BANGKOK, 7 March 2013 (NNT) – The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation is set to organize special activities to showcase the importance and the progress of Thai elephant conservation. Deputy Director-General of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Theerapat Prayurasiddhi said that elephants in Thailand and Asia are now […]Read More

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Elephants celebrate Thai Elephant Day with giant fruit cake

PRACHUAB KHIRI KHAN, 13 March 2012 (NNT) – The Hutsadin Elephant Foundation in Hua Hin is celebrating the Thai Elephant Day today by providing a 25-ton fruit cake for the pachyderms under its care. All the elephants at the Hutsadin Elephant Foundation in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, today have got a chance to enjoy […]Read More

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Government to hold National Thai Elephant Day celebration

BANGKOK, 26 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is prepared to organize the National Thai Elephant Day celebration to raise public awareness of the pachyderm conservation and to remind people of the legendary Thai elephants. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk revealed that the celebration will be held at […]Read More