We received some very nice aerial photos taken from a drone of ElephantsWorld and our elephants. Many thanks to Niels van der Hart for making the photos.
We work together with Mahidol University Kanchanaburi and Wild Life Hospital in Sayok. One of their students, Oraya Ketchaisti (21), came to ElephantsWorld to do research with our elephants. Oraya studies Conservation Biology at Mahidol University Kanchanaburi, and is excited for such an amazing experience here at ElephantsWorld. She will conduct this research for three […]
Sabai Chang Thai! On March 13th, the office of the governor of Kanchanaburi opened the National Thai Elephants Day with a speech. The elephants received a lovely necklace and the day could begin! We celebrated the National Thai Elephant Day today here at ElephantsWorld. We and especially our elephants had a wonderful day! They had […]
Humans need ElephantsWorld. Let me explain: I volunteered at ElephantsWorld (EW) because a friend told me I had to. I casually told her that I was planning a trip to Thailand and before I had finished my sentence she told me I had no option of not going to ElephantsWorld on my travels. She told me it […]
Monitoring our elephants is very important and helps us to keep track of their health and well being. This week we have been collecting feces samples from our elephants in order to send in to the lab to check that the elephant’s hormone balance is in order. It’s a dirty job but somebody’s gotta do […]
It’s always sad to see our long term visitors leave. Today, our one month volunteer, Nadine leaves ElephantsWorld! Nadine put her heart into volunteering and worked very hard for the elephants. She became a friend of everyone and we are sad to see her go. Thank you, Nadine for your hard work over the past […]