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Project Description

THONG MA

ทองมา

Name meaning: Gold comes
Arrival date: 13/12/2017
Arrival age: 55
Rescue location: Ayutthaya
History: Thong Ma was brought to the attention of WFFT while working in a trekking camp with her friend Poom Puang. For 2 years she had been confined to a 30cm chain so visitors of an elephant camp in Central Thailand could feed her bananas, they paid 20 Thai baht for this privilege, this cost Thong Ma her freedom. She had Prior to being at this camp she has been used at various camps to give rides to tourist, and years prior to that she was used as a logging elephant, forced to rip down her own wild habitat.

Thong Ma’s Story

January 2019

P4 Ladies

By |January 25th, 2019|

It has been a couple weeks since Alicia and Malai moved up to Project 4 full time. Here is the current P4 roster highlighting some of our ladies’ distinctive features and personalities. ------------------------------- 1) Alicia [...]

December 2018

November 2018

Rockstars!

By |November 29th, 2018|

We had an accidental rock album photoshoot with Alicia (vocals), Malai (guitar), Poom Puang (bass), and Thong Ma (drums). What would their band name be?

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

Playtime on Project 4 for Poom Puang and Thong Ma

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Thong Ma (see her story here: https://www.thaielephantrefuge.org/no-abuse-thong-ma-asian-elephant/) and Poom Puang (see her story here: https://www.thaielephantrefuge.org/poom-puang-arrives-wfft/) are enjoying a free-chained freedom and friendship in the latest WFFT's Project. We hope they will be able to join [...]

December 2017