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CRYING ELEPHANTS �PREDICTED� TSUNAMI

2005-01-06 - Khao Lak, Thailand.

Agitated and crying elephants in the Thai resort of Khao Lak reportedly felt the tsunami approaching, and in the process saved about a dozen lives.

The elephants, who were giving rides to foreign tourists, began trumpeting around the time the earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra Island, according to their mahout.

"I was surprised because the elephants had never cried before," said Dang Salangam, who operates an eight-elephant business on Khao Lak beach.
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Elephants Saved Tourists from Tsunami

2005-01-06 - KHAO LAK, Thailand. Mark Bendeich

Agitated elephants felt the tsunami coming, and their sensitivity saved about a dozen foreign tourists from the fate of thousands killed by the giant waves.

"I was surprised because the elephants had never cried before," mahout Dang Salangam said on Sunday on Khao Lak beach at the eight-elephant business offering rides to tourists.

The elephants started trumpeting -- in a way Dang, 36, and his wife Kulada, 24, said could only be described as crying -- at first ligh...


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Elephants finding forgotten Thais

2005-01-04 - Khao Lak, Thailand. Peter Alford

ALMOST a kilometre inland from the Khao Lak beachfront, where the shells of smashed tourist resorts have been meticulously combed by earthmovers and mechanical shovels, two elephants are helping the search for the overlooked victims.

Sood Lho (Handsome) and Phrai Wang (Jungle Palace) are working the banks of a fetid, junk-filled swamp that until Boxing Day was an irrigation dam for surrounding vegetable gardens and rubber trees.


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Crying elephants save tourists at beach resort

2005-01-03 - KHAO LAK, Thailand.

Agitated elephants felt the tsunami coming, and their sensitivity saved about a dozen tourists in Thailand from the fate of thousands killed by the giant waves.

"I was surprised because the elephants had never cried before," mahout Dang Salangam said yesterday on Khao Lak beach of the eight elephants who give rides to tourists.


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