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*Asian female BERTIE MAE (34) was euthanased last week at Six Flags DK, Vallejo CA, following a "non-recoverable injury in her hind leg". **Following the death of CHERIE in Samburu, Kenya, her 5-month old bull calf has been rescued by DSWT, airlifted to the Nairobi nursery, and given the name SOKOTEI after the salvatora bushes in which he was located.
 

 Dusit Zoo, Bangkok, Thailand
spiritedlulu
Posted: Nov 9 2011, 06:45 AM


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Floating Lantern Festival Continues Despite Thai Floods

A popular Thai holiday in which candle-laden lanterns are floated along waterways and launched into the skies has been disrupted in Bangkok due to ongoing flooding, but festivities are continuing as planned in some other parts of the country.

http://blogs.wsj.com/searealtime/2011/11/0...ods-in-bangkok/


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What you are seeing in a zoo is NOT an Elephant. What you are seeing is a Tragedy. - Dame Daphne Sheldrick
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Posted: Jul 31 2012, 06:41 AM


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Just found this astonishing comment posted on another discussion board on its Dusit Zoo topic:
I'm not a fan of elephant shows, but this is Asia after all so I can't be bothered by it as much as I would if it was an European zoo.

The zoo appears to currently house 5 elephants - 2 females (aged 5 and 8) and a bull (5) rented from the royal kraal at Ayutthaya, and 2 unaged females.
http://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=563&show=1

Video uploaded 21 April 2011:
Elephant show, Dusit Zoo, Bangkok, Thailand
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScDg3KliFRk

Video uploaded 21 April 2011:
Elephant show, Dusit Zoo, Bangkok, Thailand II
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0H2H-G8vvc

Video uploaded 20 March 2011 - elephants in an outdoor pen:
Canon EOS 7D Video: Dusit Zoo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xj20d-2KXzU


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"They need to move and have stimulation. They need to be browsing, foraging, socialising. They need to have reason for movement." Pat Derby, PAWS, on elephants' needs.
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(No mention of the elephants)

Bangkok's Zoo Animals at Center of Protests

BANGKOK—Protesters in Bangkok's streets, blowing whistles and drawing clouds of tear gas from police in recent weeks, have upset sensitive deer and tigers at the city's zoo, what had been an island of peace in Thailand's chaotic capital city.

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/ban-likely-on-a...e/440230-3.html


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