Maybe we Sri Lankans too should be celebrating National Elephant Day. We are making plenty of money from the National Parks and the world famous Elephant Gathering at Minneriya.
Elephant fans have gathered in Thailand to celebrate the annual National Elephant Day honouring the tusked beasts.
In Pattaya resort, Chonburi province, 52 elephants were treated to an all-you-can-eat fruit buffet to mark the day.
senior mahout, the Thai name for a professional elephant rider, blessed
the animals with holy water before the annual event at the resort
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