Inside Thailand's elephant hospital
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Inside Thailand's elephant hospital

The world's first elephant hospital opened in Thailand in 1993.

Since then it has treated about 4,000 elephants for a variety of ailments from diarrhoea to cataracts and even cancer.

Other elephants arrive at the hospital with serious injuries from knives or gunshot wounds. Some also have to be fitted with prosthetic limbs after treading on landmines.

The Travel Show's Henry Golding went to visit the hospital in Lampang, Northern Thailand to find out more.

  • 21 Apr
  • From the section Asia
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