Two male elephants at a Sattahip reserve fought after one broke loose from its chain and gored the other—thought to be a romantic rival in the mating game. The tusks were severed from the dead elephant, 68, before it was buried. His attacker, 30, was sedated and re-chained. He will be sold and relocated to Surin. No humans were injured during the fracas, though many staffers fled in terror.
Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban received overwhelming cash donations as he led protesters along the streets of Bangkok demanding the resignation of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.