Elephant Herd

Profiles & background information about all Elephants at the Elephant Nature Park.

Elephant Of The Week: Jaidee, the generous old lady

Elephant Of The Week: Jaidee, the generous old lady

With a name that means ‘good heart,’ Jaidee lives up to it. She has a very sweet manner about her regardless of her long and torturous past. She arrived to Elephant Nature Park in January of 2015 and enjoys her days in the jungle, away from the crowds. Thank you to Mr.Adam Flinn, Elephant Nature Park Co-founder for giving Jaidee a new life to live in the forever home at […]

ELEPHANT OF THE WEEK : Saza the beautiful old lady elephant who had not lost HOPE

ELEPHANT OF THE WEEK : Saza the beautiful old lady elephant who had not lost HOPE

Saza was born around 1943 in Mae Chaem, south of Chiang Mai. She spent most of her life working in logging. After the logging ban in 1989, Saza was used to give rides to tourists. She worked in many different areas through out Thailand, finally ending up in Kanchanaburi where she was discovered, gaunt and listless but still being worked. Saza’s last set of teeth are completely worn out, making it impossible […]

ELEPHANT OF THE WEEK: DIPOR At 50 years old

ELEPHANT OF THE WEEK: DIPOR At 50 years old

Di Por looks much older than her age. Although she has been through a lot in her life, her nature is gentle and kind. With a leg injury, her owners are no longer able to make her work and she has now retired to a life of freedom at Elephant Nature Park. Since her arrival at ENP, she enjoys the freedom to do what she wants and not being on […]

Elephant of the week - Pornsawan, the number one nanny of Yindee

Elephant of the week – Pornsawan, the number one nanny of Yindee

Elephant of the week – Pornsawan Number one nanny of Yindee, Pornsawan doesn’t let her past get her down. Although she endured a landmine injury before coming to the park, it has healed quite well. She enjoys playing a tire, visiting all the ladies in the family group. It is no wonder she is Yindee’s number one nanny because they act so much alike. To be Pornsawan’s sponsor: http://www.saveelephant.org/…/elephant-nature-park-sponsor…/   […]

Jokia spend more times with Navann's family

Jokia spend more times with Navann’s family

Jokia’s life is brighten up with the charming of Navann. She spend more times with Navann’s family and it seems she loves to be around with them because Jokia and Mae Perm used to be hanging out with this lovely family. We hope no longer she will join them as a family member, she will no longer suffer and lonely.                     […]

Jokia making new friend

Jokia making new friend

After Jokia lost her best friend, we worried about her mourning. We try to walk her around the park to meet the other elephants which we hope she can find her new partner in a short time. A few days ago, she met Yai Bua, the old lady elephants who just arrive the park a few months. Both of them seem to have a good relationship, they used their trunk […]

Baby elephant Yindee and Navann are showing their bull instinct

Baby elephant Yindee and Navann are showing their bull instinct

Navann is 3 years and 5 months, Yindee is 2 years and 7 months. Both baby elephants born at Elephant Nature Park. They are the very lucky boys as they never have the spirits broken or work any day in their life. They live with their family under the protection of mothers and all nannies. In a hot afternoon, they meet each other at the river  and do not hesitate […]

Pookie fall in love with our baby elephant Khundej

Pookie fall in love with our baby elephant Khundej

Khundej arrived ENP on 18th October 2014. He has Dani as his adopted nanny and Saree is now the big sister. With his charming, Pookie also fall in love with him and they both love to play together. When Pookie’s family have a chance to meet Khundej family, she do not hesitate to go straight to greet this gentle boy. They get along well with each other, giving warm love […]

The Loved and Lost

The Loved and Lost

Many people believe they have witnessed elephants crying, whether they are in poor conditions in captivity or being rescued for a new life, we take their tears as a demonstration of their feelings. To date there is no evidence that the tears of an elephant are linked to their emotions. We do however know that elephants are capable of feeling all kinds of emotions such as love, happiness, fear and […]

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