Dead elephants

STARTING DATE: 9 Oct 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 63 STORIES

Eleven wild elephants were found dead at Huay Narok waterfall in Khao Yai National Park in early October.

Dead elephants
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23 Jun 2020

Rejuvenated Khao Yai National Park to reopen July 1

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Khao Yai National Park, which is set to reopen to tourists from July 1, has regenerated well during the time it has been closed to help contain the Covid-19 pandemic, park director Maj Narin Pinsakul said on Tuesday.

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Rejuvenated Khao Yai National Park to reopen July 1
30 Oct 2019

Heavy stuff

A large bull elephant "greets" visitors to Khao Yai by lying down on their car. Park officials say it's something he does around this time every year.

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Heavy stuff
19 Oct 2019

Two more dead jumbos recovered

NAKHON NAYOK: The fourth and fifth of the 11 dead elephants which fell to their deaths at Haew Narok Waterfall in Khao Yai National Park have been recovered.

19 Oct 2019 8
Two more dead jumbos recovered
11 Oct 2019

Risky operation

Park officials battle rains to dismember the carcasses of the wild elephants that plunged into a waterfall in Khao Yai National Park.

11 Oct 2019 6
Risky operation
9 Oct 2019

2 carcasses found

Rescuers, park officials find bodies of two of the 11 wild elephants that perished at Haew Narok waterfall, but have been unable to extract them.

9 Oct 2019 19
2 carcasses found
9 Oct 2019

Jumbo catch

Another net set to catch the floating carcasses of five more wild elephants from continuing downstream and polluting a major reservoir in Nakhon Nayok.

9 Oct 2019 9
Jumbo catch
9 Oct 2019

Large net set up to capture elephants

Park officers have set up a large net downstream from the carcasses of 11 elephants in Haew Narok waterfall in Khao Yai National Park to prevent them from floating down to the Khun Dan Prakan Chon dam in Nakhon Nayok. - Manit Sanubboon

9 Oct 2019
9 Oct 2019

Five more elephants found lifeless at bottom of waterfall

Five more dead elephants have been spotted in Khao Yai National Park as officials struggle to remove the carcasses of six others that perished in the same area, bringing the total death toll to 11.

9 Oct 2019
8 Oct 2019

Jumbo toll jumps

Five more dead elephants spotted in Khao Yai National Park as officials struggle to remove carcasses of six others that perished in same area.

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Jumbo toll jumps
8 Oct 2019

Net set up downstream for river's grim elephant cargo

Park officers have set up a large net downstream to prevent the carcasses of six elephants killed at a waterfall in Khao Yai National Park from floating down to the Khun Dan Prakan Chon dam in Nakhon Nayok and contaminating its water source.

8 Oct 2019
Net set up downstream for river's grim elephant cargo