History: Nam Chok is suspected to have been caught from the wild, and has been in captivity for decades ever since. She worked at a trekking camp in Pattaya for 6 years before her rescue. She spent her days chained to a concrete platform waiting to give rides to tourists. Her owner contacted us because she became very slow and could no longer keep up with the other elephants. Her front legs are very stiff from years of carrying people and a heavy chair on her back.
Characteristics: Nam Chok is a small, slim elephant with an easygoing nature. She is partially blind is one eye and is easy to recognise by her left eye, which bulges out due to an old bull hook injury. She has also lost almost all the teeth.
Nam Chok enjoys spending time in the water and stripping trees of their leaves, even if she doesn’t intend to eat them.
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Tom Taylor2021-03-10T00:13:21+00:00March 10th, 2021|
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