Hope after his tusks were removed.
|Hope (Yod Doi)||ID Number:|
|Species:||Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)|
|Sex and age:||Male ♂ 18 years old|
|Location:||Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)|
|Arrived||Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) |
from Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Elephant Heaven Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert) 2002-03-26
from Karen unspecified hilltribe family
|Offspring, year of birth, year of death:|
Total: 1 babies
|Document updated||2013-05-13: prev loc|
2013-05-15: contradictory records
2018-04-26: father to Navan?
|His Thai name, Yod Doi is northern Thai for "top of the mountain." |
2002-03: arrived 2002-03 as orphan, came from karen owner in Huay Pak Kood
Something happend with his tusks?
ENP writes on their Facebook: "he broke off his tushes so many times in wrestling sessions with bigger eles that the nerves died and they don't grow any more..”"
Hope knows no fear and his energy is boundless. He bounces around the park teasing other elephants and causing much amusement to the visitors and staff alike. He is often pushed away by the females who fear his uninvited attention causing them to become very protective of the babies within their family group
He is a father of the charming boy-Navann-and is now living in a large enclosure where he can be roam free.
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