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Date of Birth




Age at Rescue

43 Years Old

Rescue Location

Surin Trekking Camp

Rescue Date


Herd / Friends

WanMai Herd

Mae SriNuan was born around 1962, and was rescued from Surin Province, along with DokNgern, in late 2005. She was brought to ENP to begin her recovery from the trauma of her past. SriNuan’s life followed the tragic path of so many other captive elephants, being forced to work in the logging industry, followed by street begging, and working at a trekking camp providing rides.

SriNuan is blind in her left eye from a slingshot injury. We were informed that she refused to comply with the commands of the mahout, and as a punishment, he fired the sling shot directly into her eye, blinding her.

Though not necessarily the tallest, SriNuan is the biggest female elephant at ENP. She has a huge head and very large ears. When she first arrived at the park she spent most of her time with DokNgern and was a nanny to DokNgern’s first baby, Chang Yim, and later to her second baby, DokMai.

Despite her imposing size, she’s a very easy going elephant and loves more than anything being a nanny to the younger elephants at the sanctuary. On June 7, 2020, our team rescued MaeMai and her five week old baby, WanMai, from an elephant trekking camp. As soon as they arrived at ENP, SriNuan immediately introduced herself to mother and baby. Every day, she would go to visit them, slowly and gently winning the trust of MaeMai and becoming a doting nanny to WanMai. Since that time, the small herd of three wander around the sanctuary together and are inseparable, just as they should be.

Sri Nuan
Sri Nuan

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Flashback Friday 1 September 2023: WanMai’s life Before & After Rescue

Flashback Friday 1 September 2023: WanMai's life Before & After Rescue

Now, WanMai, MaeMai, and Sri Nuan are inseparable, with mother and nanny sharing the responsibilities of caring for the sweet…Read More

Elephant Conversation, deep intelligence and social bonds at Elephant Nature Park

Elephant Conversation, deep intelligence and social bonds at Elephant Nature Park

Wanmai, Baitoey, Meeboon, Maemai, and SriNuan greet each other with their rumbles, and trunk touches which convey deep affection. Their…Read More

Mae Mai and Wan Mai The Elephants


Mae Mai: Mae Mai is the 30 year old female mother of precious baby Wan Mai. Rescued on June 7th,…Read More

Wan Mai’s nanny


After only a few days, many elephants came to nominate themselves to be Wan Mai’s nanny. It was not so…Read More

Elephant Of The Week : Mae Srinuan

Mae Srinuan is the biggest female elephant at ENP

Mae Srinuan is the biggest female elephant at ENP. She was rescued from Surin province in late 2005 and arrive…Read More



Mae SriNuan (Gentle and Feminine Mother) was born around 1962. She was rescued from the Surin Province in late 2005…Read More

Look !!! is Mae SriNuan trying to spray her body with the perfume ?


Mae Sri Nuan enjoys a few moments to take a sand bath in the evening. Normally, the elephants put sand…Read More

Elephant of the week, Mae SriNuan the gentle and feminine elephant


Mae Srinuan, her name means gentle and feminine. She used to be forced to work without enough time to eat…Read More

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