Talking with Dr Nissa Mututanont, vet for the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Structure, about the upcoming King’s Cup Elephant Polo Competition to raise funds for a mistreated types
released: 7 Mar 2018 at 04:00
An elephant consumes 8% of its body weight each day. If it weighs 3 tonnes, it consumes 240kg of plants daily. Food for an elephant expenses around 40,000 baht monthly, which implies an everyday costs of over 1,000 baht, and we are not even speaking about elegant food here.
” Taking care of elephants is an enormous task. It needs a great deal of financing,” stated Dr Nissa Mututanont, vet at the Chiang Rai-based Anantara Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Structure (GTAEF). The structure was established in 2006 and has actually because been run under the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort.
To raise funds for the structure’s jobs to enhance the income of not simply Thai elephants however those of Myanmar, Cambodia and Africa, Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas is hosting the yearly King’s Cup Elephant Polo Competition, which begins tomorrow. Now in its 15th edition, the competition has actually raised over 50 million baht, which goes to different jobs that assist rescue and offer a much better life for the wild and domesticated elephant population, consisting of however not restricted to the Thai Elephant Assisted Autistic Treatment Job, positive-reinforcement elephant-training workshops, mahout neighborhood advancement efforts and wild elephant preservation.
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