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Laos_plans_elephant_250110.jpgViang Jan, Laos - Laos is to host an elephant festival next month in an effort to promote local appreciation of the endangered species, state media reports said Monday. The 2010 Elephant Festival, with 50 pachyderms in attendance, is scheduled for February 20-21 in Viangkaev  village, Hongsa district, Sayabouly province, the Viang Jan Times reported.

This will be the 4th elephant festival since the event was first held in 2007.

Activities will include elephant processions, bathing, rides, ceremonies, a logging demonstration, treks and an Elephant of the Year competition.


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Laos_plans_elephant_250110.jpgViang Jan, Laos - Laos is to host an elephant festival next month in an effort to promote local appreciation of the endangered species, state media reports said Monday. The 2010 Elephant Festival, with 50 pachyderms in attendance, is scheduled for February 20-21 in Viangkaev  village, Hongsa district, Sayabouly province, the Viang Jan Times reported.


This will be the 4th elephant festival since the event was first held in 2007.

Activities will include elephant processions, bathing, rides, ceremonies, a logging demonstration, treks and an Elephant of the Year competition.

 




 



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This picture showing that in the Elephant camp has a very healthy elephant and beautiful ivory but they need to becareful of taking care of this elephant as many thiefs are waiting to cut these pair of ivory to sell in the dark market



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Laos_plans_elephant_250110.jpg

This picture showing that in the Elephant camp has a very healthy elephant and beautiful ivory but they need to becareful of taking care of this elephant as many thiefs are waiting to cut these pair of ivory to sell in the dark market

 



black market.....

 



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