Stolen 72 year previous elephant returned to owner after 18 years

An elephant that was stolen 18 years in the past was just reunited together with her authentic owner after a Supreme Court ruling. The now seventy two 12 months previous pachyderm was stolen from its Surin house in January of 2003 earlier than being offered off to an elephant kraal – an enclosure that collects wild elephants to tame them, used for tons of of years.
The thief had fetched 1.4 million baht for the sale of the elephant while the frustrated authentic owner gathered documents to have the ability to show that the elephant named Pang Yo belong to him. The purchaser of the elephant in Phuket refused to return her even after the proof was introduced.
A years-long battle through the legal system ensued before the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in favour of the original owner. They declared that the elephant that has spent 18 years in captivity be returned to the unique owner.
Billion expressed joy to rescue the elephant from getting used for any kind of labour or vacationer rides, saying she is now an outdated woman and must take it simple.
The elephant was loaded up onto a truck after the owner gained the Supreme Court case on Wednesday and sent across the country on the long journey from Phuket to Surin. Upon arriving at her authentic home, she was transferred to an elephant study centre at Rajamangala University of Technology’s Surin campus.
Pang Yo will reside out the relaxation of her elephant life on this everlasting residence as a dwelling instance for elephant research. Elephants have a life expectancy common of about sixty five years although Asian elephants have lived into their 80s with the oldest identified elephant dying two years ago on the age of 88.
Still, in spite of everything these years her proprietor emotionally welcomed the elder elephant again to take pleasure in her sunset years peacefully.
“We might have grown apart only a bit however it’s nicely well worth the 18 years of ready. No one will experience her and she won’t be put to work.”

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