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Jul 9, 2006 - IMPORTANT elephant conservation story

http://www.elephantnaturepark.org/index.htm The Founder of the Park: Sangduen Chailert (Lek) was born in a small rural mountain village of Baan Lao. Situated some 60 km from Chiang Mai, provincial capital of the same named province. She was educated locally achieving a BA from Chiang Mai University. From humble beginnings, hard work and sheer determination has brought her to forefront of efforts in Asia to save the elephant. ........... We were there for Medo's first day of freedom - this elephant's story is incredibly sad but one of many,...

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