Mae Ka Pae at FAE Elephant Hospital

Mae Ka Pae
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:FAE Elephant Hospital
ArrivedFAE Elephant Hospital 2010-08-04
Document updated2010-08-05: date of arrival, text
She stepped on a landmine on July 29 while pulling logs in the jungle near the Thai-Myanmar border. Left hind leg is severely injured, the foot pad is shredded but the nails are left dangling. The wound is infected.

Sources, among others

  • Soraida Salwala, Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE), Thailand.

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