Elephant Dung Paper
That's right. Paper made out of elephant poop. Where did the idea come from? How does it work? You can find out here, with lots of pictures. After visiting this site, you can impress your friends with a number of random, but interesting, dung facts.
Elephant Nature Park
Sangduen "Lek" Chailert's Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand is a haven for 20 elephants, whose biographies can be read here.
National Elephant Institute (NEI)
NEI's mission is to preserve knowledge about elephants and to pass it on to a new generation of mahouts. Visitors to NEI can get their own insights into the elephant-mahout relationship by signing up for a day or two of training.
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