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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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is:
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