Injured elephant rescued from canal arrives at government center

The wounded male elephant who had us all worried earlier this week arrived safely at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center in Lampang province this morning, two days after he was found stuck in a Phitsanulok canal and rescued by officials. It has been a long journey for “Chompoo,” who was named after the canal he ...

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Experts rescue wild elephant swept into large canal in rural Thailand (VIDEO)

Experts rescue wild elephant swept into large canal in rural Thailand (VIDEO)

A team of officials and experts, including veterinarians and park rangers, this afternoon rescued a wild elephant that was swept into a canal yesterday. The 10-year-old elephant...

VIDEO: Cambodian man volunteers to catch python for Thais by biting its tail

VIDEO: Cambodian man volunteers to catch python for Thais by biting its tail

A Cambodian man volunteered to help out Thai rescuers catch a python — using the bizarre method of biting the serpent’s tail — after the Thais had spent three hours yanking...

Orca ‘killer whale’ surfaces off Phuket (VIDEO)

Orca ‘killer whale’ surfaces off Phuket (VIDEO)

A leading marine life specialist has called on people to not panic after a large orca, or “killer whale,” was spotted off Phuket’s west coast on Sunday. The news broke when...

Pup’s Best Friend: Sweet soldier stars in viral video giving life-saving CPR to puppy (VIDEO)

Pup’s Best Friend: Sweet soldier stars in viral video giving life-saving CPR to puppy (VIDEO)

A Thai soldier posted a video of his friend performing a selfless act on Friday, saving the life of a newborn puppy on the verge of drowning to death by using standard first-aid...

Joggers run for lives after wild elephant selfie attempt ends badly (PHOTOS)

Joggers run for lives after wild elephant selfie attempt ends badly (PHOTOS)

A pair of runners jogging through Khao Yai National Park last week spotted a wild elephant snacking near the roadside and approached it to take a selfie. However, the elephant...

Phuket monkeys to be moved to nearby island, away from humans

Phuket monkeys to be moved to nearby island, away from humans

The troops of wild monkeys living in Phuket will be relocated to areas where contact with humans will be reduced, Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong announced at a meeting with...

All Alone: Tiny turtle hatched on Racha Island is sole survivor from 87 egg nest

All Alone: Tiny turtle hatched on Racha Island is sole survivor from 87 egg nest

The green turtle hatchling that clambered through its shell on Racha Island early last Friday morning is the only turtle to hatch from the nest of 87 eggs, Phuket marine officials...

Viral pics of boy holding massive lizard turn out to just be a pillow (PHOTOS)

Viral pics of boy holding massive lizard turn out to just be a pillow (PHOTOS)

A viral post on popular Facebook page “Love it, Like it” made Thai netizens look twice and share the photos 20,000 times in the last two days. The images, of a boy in a...

Wild elephant grabs snack from passing pickup truck (VIDEO)

Wild elephant grabs snack from passing pickup truck (VIDEO)

When a pickup truck loaded up with stacks of hay happened to pass this bold elephant at Khao Yai National Park yesterday, the pachyderm made sure he didn’t miss the chance to...


 

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