Introducing our beautiful elephants; get to know who they are, where they came from, and how they transformed into sanctuary life
In October 2018, Cattleya’s previous owner contacted our mahout Benz, expressing his concerns for the well-being of his elephant.
Sai Tong’s journey to Phuket Elephant Sanctuary started with a message from a visitor who spotted the poor elephant in February 2018, tied to a tree in the blistering heat.
Named after the fragrant purple-blue flower, Sroy Fah (previously known as Tangmo) was rescued on Thursday, 8 February from a trekking camp in Phuket.
At 70 years, Richy is our “grandma” at Phuket Elephant Sanctuary. She is originally from the Ranong province bordering Myanmar and spent decades in the logging industry carrying logs as heave as her own body.
Tong Kwaw means beautiful orange flower in Thai. After more than 20 years of hauling and working in elephant riding camps, the 38-year-old elephant Tong Kwaw started her new life with us on December 15, 2017.
Baan Yen was a very clever elephant, named after the 'Four o'clock' flower. After working in elephant camps for tourists for more than 20 years
Aside from the moon in Thai, Jan Jao is also the name of our lovely 39 year-old elephant at the sanctuary.
Gaew Ta means “Darling”, and a darling she is! This polite, peaceful and beloved elephant is in her 50s and most notably, she is blind.
Madee is a true gentle giant. Peaceful and calm, she is 68 years of age and together with Kannika the first elephant to call Phuket Elephant Sanctuary home.
A 35-year-old cheerful, playful & energetic girl who loves to eat and is friendly to everyone who gives her food.
Dok Gaew was one of the first elephants we welcomed to Phuket Elephant Sanctuary in 2016, and known for her kind spirit and bright shining eyes.
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