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Special feast for Night Safari elephants to mark their special day


Elephants at the Chiang Mai Night Safari will be presented with a buffet of treats to mark National Elephant Day on Saturday.

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Special feast for Night Safari elephants to mark their special day

Feasting on the array of fruits and vegetables will be the five resident Asian elephants aged between 18 and 43.

Special feast for Night Safari elephants to mark their special day

People wanting to visit the Night Safari are required to register online first as part of measures to curb Covid-19.

Special feast for Night Safari elephants to mark their special day

Asian elephants, normally found in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, are now at the risk of extinction.

Special feast for Night Safari elephants to mark their special day

The National Elephant Day has been marked on March 13 every year since 1998. The day was announced to underline the importance of the close relationship elephants have had with locals in Thailand for hundreds of years.

Published : March 12, 2021

By : THE NATION