Elephant Herd

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

Elephant Of The Week: Ma Dee our recently rescue elephant

Elephant Of The Week: Ma Dee our recently rescue elephant

Can you imagine living a life of traveling all over a country to serve people for their entertainment?  This was the life of 65 year-old MaDee before she was rescued by Elephant Nature Park in mid-June this year.  She was a trekking elephant who worked in Pai and then was moved to Krabi where she continued to work for many years. However, she was eventually taken back to Pai to […]

Elephant Of The Week: Happy 7th Birth Day Chang Yim

Elephant Of The Week: Happy 7th Birth Day Chang Yim

On July 12, 2009, Dok Ngern gave birth to a beautiful baby boy named Chang Yim was born at Elephant Nature Park. He is the second baby ever to be conceived and born at Elephant Nature Park from the resident elephants.  Chang Yim, or ‘Smiling elephant’ has not had his spirit broken and is trained using positive reinforcement target training so that we can perform any medical or husbandry care […]

Elephant Of The Week : Medo's rescue anniversary

Elephant Of The Week : Medo’s rescue anniversary

Medo was born around 1980, her age is around 36 years old. She was rescued from logging camp in a very remote area near Thai/Burma border and arrived Elephant Nature park on July 2006. She was put to work in an early age, at that time she was only 8 years old. She worked in a logging camp for 4 years,  then she was seriously injured when a heavy log […]

Elephant Of The Week : Mae Kham Sai rescued to ENP on June 2005

Elephant Of The Week : Mae Kham Sai rescued to ENP on June 2005

Kham Sai arrived ENP on June 2005, her name is mean “Clear Gold”. She was born around 1970. Lek met this poor lady elephant in 2004, her body covered by gentian violet, a purple antiseptic as an infection started at her feet and spread throughout her entire body. Lek offered her mahout some food and place to stay at ENP while they were waiting for the vet from hospital to […]

Noi Nah's rescue anniversary

Noi Nah’s rescue anniversary

Noi Nah was born around 1945, she arrived ENP on June 19th 2015. Noi Nah spent a long working life at logging camp and she was rescued from trekking camp without any injuries except only being blind on the right eye. When she first arrived, she was very weak and look really old. She carried a lot of anger and aggression. Her mahout, Patee tried to give her the best […]

Elephant Of The Week : Mae Boon Ma our friendly elephant

Elephant Of The Week : Mae Boon Ma our friendly elephant

Happy anniversary of your rescue !! Mae Boon Ma was born arround 1955. She arrived at Elephant Nature Park on 17 June, 2003 from a life of trekking and illegal logging. She is a beautiful, unique and gentle elephant. Here she is with her best friends, Mae Bua Loy and Lucky. They are always so close by and ready to support each other. Mae Boon Ma Sponsorship    

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…/   […]

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