The occasion is often noticed in numerous different components of the nation, however because of the pandemic and financial woes, some have scaled down celebrations this 12 months.
At Nong Nooch Tropical Backyard in japanese Chonburi province, elephants had been handled to 2 tons of vegetables and fruit laid out on a 26-foot-wide (8-meter) large desk.
Elephants take pleasure in a “buffet” of fruit and greens throughout Thailand’s Nationwide Elephant Day celebration on March 13 2022.
With the absence of international vacationers for a very long time, the buffet and a few guests introduced some pleasure to the heavyweights.
“In fact, they get bored as a result of they get used to being with individuals. That is why you see our elephants are very pleasant to everybody,” mentioned Kampon Tansacha, president of Nong Nooch Tropical Backyard.
“Individuals take pleasure in seeing elephants, give them meals, particularly bananas that they like and so they look all wholesome and pleased.”
Animal rights teams have lengthy been calling for the elephant camps in Thailand to finish animal exhibits and rides, branding the exhibits as a type of animal abuse.