Who funds the Thai elephant hospital?

Since the hospital’s construction in 2010, Elephant Hills has supported the hospital’s limited resources with funds from our Elephant Hills Elephant Project, mainly donations given by guests and taken from our own revenue.

Do they have a hospital for elephants in Thailand?

The world’s first elephant hospital opened in Thailand in 1993. Since then it has treated about 4,000 elephants for a variety of ailments from diarrhoea to cataracts and even cancer. Other elephants arrive at the hospital with serious injuries from knives or gunshot wounds.

How much is an elephant worth in Thailand?

An elephant usually sells for around 2 million baht — about €54,000, or $64,000 — with young animals fetching the highest prices.

Who is the narrator on elephant hospital?

The narrator of Elephant Hospital is British actress Jill Halfpenny.

How is the Thai elephant hospital funded?

Since the hospital’s construction in 2010, Elephant Hills has supported the hospital’s limited resources with funds from our Elephant Hills Elephant Project, mainly donations given by guests and taken from our own revenue.

Where is the elephant hospital based?

The Lampang Elephant Hospital — the first of its kind in the world — was set up in 1994 by the NGO Friends of the Asian Elephant in Mae Yao National Park in northern Lampang province. Plenty of info.

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