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Elephant Of The Week : Mae Srinuan

Mae Srinuan is the biggest female elephant at ENP. She was rescued from Surin province in late 2005 and arrive the park with Dok Ngern, who is now Srinuan’s adopted daughter. Srinuan started to work at logging industry, then moved to trekking business and her last job was street begging. Her left eye is blind from sling shot injury.  She used to being forced to work without enough time to eat and she was chained up after work. One evening, she tried to escape to find the food. One man shot her with a slingshot that cause her left eye blind. She could spend the happy time with her baby only for 8 months then the owner sold the baby to the Elephant Show in Phuket. When she arrived the park, she joined her new family immediately. As she is the adoptive mother of Dok Ngern, she is also the aunty of Chang Yim, Faa Mai, Dok Mai and Dok Rak.  Srinuan is a very easygoing elephant, though quite protective of her family group. Even her eye is blind, she still do her best duty to protect the babies and her family.

Mae Srinuan’s sponsorship

 

Mae Srinuan enjoys sunny day

Mae Srinuan enjoy sunny day

 

Mae Srinuan is the biggest female elephant at ENP

Mae Srinuan is the biggest female elephant at ENP

 

Mae Srinuan having dust bath to protect her skin from insects

Mae Srinuan having dust bath to protect her skin from insects

 

Mae Srinuan living naturally at ENP since December 2005

Mae Srinuan living naturally at ENP since December 2005

 

Mae Srinuan is Dok Ngern's adoptive mother

Mae Srinuan is Dok Ngern’s adoptive mother

 

Mae Srinuan and her beautiful smiling face

Mae Srinuan and her beautiful smiling face

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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