THAILAND: Mahouts welcome plan to take jumbos off city streets

A mahout, taken by mahouts, was roaming the street in front of Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate in Chon Buri in January 19 this year. (Bangkok Post file photo)

With monthly salaries for mahouts and free food for their elephants, a project to bring pachyderms roaming big-city streets back to Surin’s Tha Tum district has been greeted warmly by elephant owners who so far have registered 178 jumbos.

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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: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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