CHIANG MAI -- PART 4


THAI ELEPHANTS THAT CAN PLAY SOCCER,

PAINT, BLOW, THROW DARTS . . .

 

 

 

Food (bananas and sugar canes) for Thai elephants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A big chart showing Thai elephants' age, rider's name, etc.

 

 

 

 

Thai elephants can lay down or sit down.

 

 

Jaw-dropped audience

 

 

 

Thai elephants can kick soccer

 

 

Thai elephants can carry soccer.

 

 

Thai elephants can block soccer

 

 

Thai elephants can block soccer again and again.

 

 

Thai elephants can paint

 

 

 

 

Paintings by Thai elephants for sale

 

 

Thai elephants can throw darts.

That elephant and our interpreter (Farrah in white T-shirt) competed and tied the game.

 

 

Pulling logs and build a stacked-up "fence"

 

 

 

 

 

One of the paintings Thai elephants painted for sale

 

 

Another one by Thai elephant . . . unbelievable

 

 

 

Dead leaves as roof shingles

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