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.

8 Years of Elephants at BEES

8 Years of Elephants at BEES On the 29th May 2012 our lives changed forever. We had spent many months meeting and endless hours speaking with elephant owners trying to encourage them to join our new more ethical approach to Elephant Tourism and allow us to retire their elephants under rental contract. Finally after what […]

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Adoptions now available

Adoptions now available for any of our retired elephants.  You might adopt for yourself, a family member or friend and show you care in a most meaningful way. By adopting one of our elephants you are helping ensure the best food, care and veterinary services are available. Above all that, a life of dignity and […]

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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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