Pattaya Nong Nooch Garden Welcomes Another New Elephant Calf

Pattaya —

The Pattaya Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrated the birth of another new baby elephant with a grand ceremony on June 19th, 2024.

The ceremony was presided over by Phra Kru Kesem Kittisophon, the abbot of Wat Samakkhi Banphot. The event followed traditional Thai customs, including the wearing of flower garlands on the elephants’ necks and the anointing of their foreheads with white powder for good luck.

The calf was born to mother Phang Susara Kam on June 8th, 2024, at 4:00 AM. It is a healthy male baby elephant later named Plai Ong-Aat. Phang Susara Kam, 29, gave birth to over four calves this year.

The garden president, Mr. Kampol Tansajja, stated that he felt delighted at the number of elephant births in 2024. He added that the Pattaya Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is committed to providing the best possible care for its elephants.

Currently, the Pattaya Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is home to 78 elephants and expects several more births this year.

Just recently the gardens celebrated the historic birth of twin elephant calfs.

Aim Tanakorn
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