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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

Do Elephants Paint?

2017-07-29T06:25:14+00:00

DO ELEPHANTS PAINT? By Galen Garwood Elephants began their evolutionary history about the same time as humans. Both species probably began as herbivores but somewhere far back in that implacable flight in which we separated ourselves [...]

Do Elephants Paint?2017-07-29T06:25:14+00:00
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