Myanmar ponders what to do with its out-of-work elephants

Captured in the wild in 1973, in the country then known as Burma, Thaung Sein Win has been ridden by various mahouts over the years, dragging thousands of freshly felled teak logs out of the forests.

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Last updated on 06 July 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Myanmar
Region: 
Asia
Species: 
Elephas maximus indicus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals