Video: Baby elephant orphaned for ivory trade (Thailand)

Phachi is an orphan, her mother was shot and killed by suspected poachers at her home in Ratchaburi Province. She now lives in Thailand’s Lampang Elephant Conservation Centre, about 700km north of Bangkok.

The roughly five-year-old pachyderm was taken there in mid-January after her mother’s death and treated for minor wounds. Doctors say she is healing fast.

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