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Elephant update from baan Panom

2017-05-02T16:00:27+00:00

“Animals cannot speak, but can you and I not speak for them and represent them? Let us all feel their silent cry of agony and let us all help that cry to be heard in the [...]

Elephant update from baan Panom2017-05-02T16:00:27+00:00

Back With Panom

2017-05-02T16:00:27+00:00

Last week-end  Chang lek, his family and I took a trip over to Pai, Thailand, to visit my friend, Panom, the elephant. Panom resides with four other elephants at Thom’s Elephant Camp.  I went to get source [...]

Back With Panom2017-05-02T16:00:27+00:00

SWIMMING WITH PANOM

2017-07-29T06:42:44+00:00

Pai, Thailand: The mahout woke me at 6:30, the sun just beginning to rise above a rather bleak landscape. I had asked to accompany him up into the hills to get the elephant Panom, where she [...]

SWIMMING WITH PANOM2017-07-29T06:42:44+00:00

A Day at FAE Elephant Hospital

2017-07-29T06:20:42+00:00

Yesterday Chang Lek and visiting friend Richard Wofford and I drove south of Chiangmai, where I live, to Friends of the Asian Elephant Hospital near Lampang Thailand. We began with a very nice conversation with founder [...]

A Day at FAE Elephant Hospital2017-07-29T06:20:42+00:00

Please Watch

2017-07-29T06:39:12+00:00

This morning I was sent this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61BCB2-OmRY&feature=PlayList&p=CC095FA160405805&index=5 I do encourage everyone to watch this short film and send it on. Not only is it a  powerful and moving indictment about what we are doing to the [...]

Please Watch2017-07-29T06:39:12+00:00

Panom Premier in Chiangmai

2017-07-29T06:42:57+00:00

It was a lovely evening with many good friends celebrating the premier of Panom. I was delighted to see so many there. You can go to http://www.city-now.com/ and peruse a gallery of photos of the evening. [...]

Panom Premier in Chiangmai2017-07-29T06:42:57+00:00

FOURTEEN YEARS AND MORE QUESTIONS

2017-07-29T06:36:27+00:00

The most recent survey in Thailand indicates that unless their is a serious effort to help save the few remaining elephants in the country (approximately 3000 wild elephants and 2000 captive) they could become extinct in [...]

FOURTEEN YEARS AND MORE QUESTIONS2017-07-29T06:36:27+00:00

Re: Panom for my French friends

2017-07-29T06:25:45+00:00

"J'espère que tout va bien. Je vous annonce que vous pouvez voir la bande annonce du film "l'éléphant Panom" (Panom est le nom de l'éléphant que Galen Garwood a rencontré lors de son séjour en Thailande, [...]

Re: Panom for my French friends2017-07-29T06:25:45+00:00

Train Tourists, Not Elephants

2017-07-29T06:25:35+00:00

MORE NOTES ON THE ELEPHANT Recently I’ve been in contact with Alyne Fortgang in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is cofounder of a group of citizens diligently trying to convince the city’s zoo, WoodLand Park, to free [...]

Train Tourists, Not Elephants2017-07-29T06:25:35+00:00

What does ‘Panom’ mean?

2017-07-29T06:24:08+00:00

I promised I'd explain the word Panom and so I shall. In Thailand, the elephant and Buddha are inseparably linked in history and the evolution of that mythic relationship stems further back into ancient Hinduism; The [...]

What does ‘Panom’ mean?2017-07-29T06:24:08+00:00
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