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A wild female elephant is thought to have been electrocuted on an orchard near Tai Rom Yen National Park in Kanchanadit district.

Elephant found dead by electric fence

2013-10-22 - SURAT THANI, Thailand.

Park officials on Tuesday said they are investigating the death of a wild female elephant believed to have been electrocuted and killed on an orchard near Tai Rom Yen National Park in Kanchanadit district. The dead elephant was found by the road side adjacent to an orchard around 300 metres from one of the six national parks in Surat Thani province. A team of park officials and veterinarians found a wooden pole wrapped with a 200-Volt electric wire in a shack about five metres from the animal, p...


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New Rainforest Experience at Elephant Hills, Kao Sok, Thailand

2011-04-03 - Surat Thani, Thailand.

In January 2011, Elephant Hills Rainforest Camp situated in the centre of Cheow Larn Lake in Khao Sok National Park, was added to the already successful nature tours offered by Elephant Hills Safaris. As well as elephant trekking, the new luxury floating camp on Cheow Larn Lake in Khao Sok National Park is now on offer, a unique rainforest experience.


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Elephant rampage in Thai Khao Sok National Park leaves 1 killed & 3 injured

2011-03-27 - Surat Thani, Thailand.

TWO MALE elephants fought over a female on a trekking ride through Khao Sok National Park, north of Phuket, trampling one tourist to death and leaving several others with injuries. A Swiss woman has been killed, and an Australian woman and two other victims are being treated for injuries in Bangkok Hospital Phuket in Phuket City. One person remains in intensive care after the incident, which occurred yesterday, Phuketwan reporters learned at the hospital


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Fears for elephants as encroachment continues

2005-04-26 - SURAT THANI, Thailand.

National park officials in Thailand's southern province of Surat Thani today voiced fears that wild elephants might be shot by irate local farmers if they continued to encroach on agricultural land. Mr. Nattaphol Rattanaphan, head of the Tai Rom Yen National Park, expressed his concerns during a meeting of national park officials, noting that a herd of six elephants had recently encroached on land in tambon Klon Sa in a desperate search for food and water.


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4 Headlines about Elephants from SURAT THANI2013-10-22 - SURAT THANI, Thailand - Elephant found dead by electric fence 2011-04-03 - Surat Thani, Thailand - New Rainforest Experience at Elephant Hills, Kao Sok, Thailand 2011-03-27 - Surat Thani, Thailand - Elephant rampage in Thai Khao Sok National Park leaves 1 killed & 3 injured 2005-04-26 - SURAT THANI, Thailand - Fears for elephants as encroachment continues

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