Leave a reply By: One that justifies a big celebration. Just like people, elephants get sick and injured on the job. There is one hospital just for elephants, though. These eles are large and so are their appetites. They consume up to 3 tons per day of grass and bananas, depending on how many patients there are.
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This project is available in Chiang Mai. Rising early to bathe a pound bundle of joy. Harvesting grass shoulder-to-shoulder with a machete-wielding mahout. Accommodation is refreshingly rustic. A river churns past the perimeter of the camp, with lush tropical foliage pushing in on every side.
The Asian elephant are an endangered species and desperately need our help. Human-elephant conflict, loss of natural habitat, poaching and capture are the biggest issues threatening elephants. There are less than 50, Asian elephants left. Known as the "gardeners of the earth", many plants and animals depend on elephants for their own lives.
The driver was smooth, didn't talk out heads off and we arrived safely. There were absolutely NO tourists there at all. We asked if could roam about and YES of course we could. However, we were asked to respect the ropes and not get too close to the "patients".