BEES Blog – Updates and News

BEES Blog All the NewsBEES Blog is where you can see our latest posts and catch up with what has been going on at our sanctuary.  There is always so much going here with the elephants, volunteers and other residents at our sanctuary. If you would like more information about any of our blog posts please contact us here.

Captive ‘Domestic’ Elephants

On August 12th 2019, we celebrated our 7th World Elephant Day here at BEES.  Recently, we have spent some time reflecting on the trials and tribulations of running a sanctuary and the complex issues surrounding captive ‘domestic’ elephants. We would not be where we are today without the help and support of many across the […]

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Mae Dok Retirement

Mae Dok Retirement: It truly has been awe-inspiring spending this time with Mae Dok and the observing the new found friendship that instantly sprung only a few short hours after Mae Dok stepped off the transport truck into her retirement home almost 2 months ago. In February we were preparing to bring an elephant named […]

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First Blog for 2019 – Toys for Elephants

Toys For Elephants – Helping To Further Enrich The Lives Of Elephants At BEES What an absolutely incredible way to start the New Year, building enrichment toys for elephants at BEES. Keeping in line with our mission to provide the best possible for the elephants in our care, we have been working on ways we […]

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Visit From Myanmar Timber Enterprise – Sharing our experience

Visit From Myanmar Timber Enterprise – Sharing our experience Today we had a visit from Elephant Veterinarian, Dr Moe Win Tun and Camp Manager U Min Thet Swe from Myanmar who work for Myanmar Timber Enterprise. They came to visit Thailand for the Elephant Welfare Conference in Lampang and were interested in learning about how […]

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November – The month of change for BEES

            NOVEMBER THE MONTH OF CHANGE FOR BEES November has been a month of change here at BEES Elephant Sanctuary.  Some things have been renewed, we have rethought our approach to our visitor experience and we have a Lucky Draw for people that help us through donations. A NEW AND […]

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6 Years of Elephants at BEES and 6 Years of Retirement for Mae Kam!

June 1st 2018 marks BEES 6 year Anniversary of having elephants at BEES and Mae Kam’s 6 Years of retirement at BEES! The past 6 years have been filled with tears of happiness, sadness, fear, pain, anger, exhaustion, frustration and hope. It seems to be an endless cycle of emotions, an uphill battle, windy roads […]

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