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The story of Medo  
   

The story of Medo

Made to work logging when she was too young, resulted in her being injured by a log. The owners figured she was still young enough to breed even with a deformed leg. Unfortunately, this type of forced breeding can result in injuries as it did in Medo's case. She was left with a badly fractured pelvis, yet the owners still put her back to work to pull small logs. Fortunately, Lek found her. She will now spend the rest of her days at the sanctuary.
Visiting "The Elephant Nature Park"... A Sanctuary in Northern Thailand: "To Save the Asian Elephant begins with our Awareness of their plight"... The Facts about Elephant Painting (Painting Elephants), what is really going on behind the scenes?

February 5th 2008
9/5/08: Refer to the end of this entry re: specific information about Elephant Painting (information you need to know) and a current update regarding the elephants at the Elephant Nature Park (related, in part, to Elephant Painting): 12/28/07: Entry prior to leaving on this trip: After leaving Varanasi to Delhi, an early morning flight will take me back to Thailand. Again, I will stay a night in ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai

Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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