Pregnant Elephant Roams PattayaA pregnant elephant was found walking around Pattaya with her 2 mahouts. They were asking people to buy food off them to feed her causing some locals to feel sorry for her.
PATTAYA – April 22,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; reporters were notified by villagers that 2 teenagers had brought an elephant to roam around in Huay Yai district. After notification the reporters rushed to inspect the scene.
At the scene the reporters found 2 men who were with the elephant and they were offering food to local people to feed the elephant. Upon questioning them they said that they had been doing this for over a year and they lived with the elephant in the woods beside the Ambassador City Jomtien hotel and they had never been stopped by the officers before.
Mrs.Saman Rattanawong-aged 56 revealed that he spotted the men with the elephant several times and he felt sorry for the elephant because she was pregnant so he always bought food for her. He also added that he would like the officials to take care of her.