Tag: "Elephant Sanctuary"

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Jumbo Express: Saving Thailand’s Elephants

Ten years ago Sangduen “Lek” Chailert saw an elephant being mistreated while working in the timber industry. It had a logged chained to it’s body as it tried to move forward. When the chain cut the animal’s skin, its pain moved Chailert so much that she made it her life’s work to help, heal and rescue elephants in a country where the animals are revered but are also still a crucial part of the work force.

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There’s Elephants In These Here Hills

If you ever find yourself driving in rural Tennessee and hear the strangest of sounds coming out of the forest, don’t worry – your mind is not playing tricks on you. That was, indeed, an elephant that you heard. Yes – elephants roam the forests of Tennessee.