Amazon.com Widgets

Elephant eaters see no shame in jumbo meal. Villagers in Phrae province sustained by pachyderms in death, as they were in life

PUT HIM TO WORK: Forestry officials use elephants in patrolling forests to prevent illegal logging in the North,
PUT HIM TO WORK: Forestry officials use elephants in patrolling forests to prevent illegal logging in the North,


2009-12-13 - Phrae, Thailand , Subin Kheunkaew

When elephant meat becomes available at a small village in Phrae province, fanciers of the rare meal are quick to buy up the treat. ''On a day that elephant meat is available in the village, it is eagerly snapped up and sells out in no time,'' said Uncle Pao, 73, from Wiang Thong village in Sung Men district where elephant meat costs 100 baht a kilogramme. Nobody wants to buy other kinds of meat.



Extern Link Read full article (external link to the source article)
More from category miscMore from category: misc
More from country ThailandMore from country: Thailand
More from location: PHRAE

Share this article

Facebook
digg itDigg
digg itdel.icio.us


Elephant news on your website?

Put elephant news newsticker on your website, which is automatically updated from our server with the latest 10 headlines, and where each headline is linked to the specific article.

When someone clicks on a headline it will open in a new window, so the visitor will remain on your website.

Later, this function will be developed with optional colors and sizes, so return here to check what is new.

Upon request, this ervice may also be customized to your choice.

Just put this code on the page where you want the newsticker:

When the ticker is on place on your site, feel free to inform me, maybe I can make a link back to you.At best, also register as a website member to get support and information about changes or updates.



8 Headlines about elephants from the latest 30 days2021-12-26 - Banlung, Cambodia - Cambodia sensation: As a miracle, 38 year old Ikeo gave birth to a female elephant baby 2021-12-25 - Albuquerque, United States - Asian elephant calf Thorn dies of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus 2021-12-25 - Kochi, India - Mahout critically injured after being gored by elephant in Kochi 2021-12-24 - Silchar, India - In Cachar, microchips in elephants for identification, to monitor health 2021-12-23 - Theppakadu, India - How Kumki Cheran got his eyesight back 2021-12-23 - Hamilton, United States - Mammoths roamed Yukon 6,000 years ago: new DNA research 2021-12-23 - Tiruchy, India - MR Palayam rehabilitation centre, a go-to-destination to treat sick elephants 2021-12-22 - Bangkok, Thailand - Cruelty debate over zoo exhibition highlights complexities of elephant tourism in Thailand

20 years on Internet!

ELEPHANT NEWS was created on 2001 in Munich, and relaunched in Phnom Penh in 2020, with almost 8 000 links to news articles about elephants on the Internet

A number of articles now also have a cross reference to the elephant database, either for individuals elephants and/or to an article about the location holding

In the right column, you can also see if an elephant has birthday today, and follow the link to more facts!

Sorry, no records matching your query.



Back in history: » »»

Elephant News

ELEPHANT NEWS

Established 2001
Search for keywords


Locations of visitors to this page Editor Dan KoehlGuestbookArchive+1995-2021 Latest headlinesBy countriesBy locationsElephant BooksSubmit NewsContact EditorAbout elephant-news.comLink to us!Links to newssitesTo Elephant FactsHeadlines