Elephant handlers protest in Ayutthaya
- Published: 22 Sep 2013 at 12.32
- Online news:
A large group of elephant handlers and their animals gathered at Ayutthaya Historical Park in Ayutthaya province Sunday to protest the government's plan to transfer supervising authority for domesticated elephants from the Provincial Administration Department to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNWPC).
Photo by Sunthorn Pongpao
The elephants were brought from Lae Paniad Elephant Kraal in Ayutthaya while the handlers were from the Northeast and the South.
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