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09 | Elephant Pong

Elephant Artist Pong

Artist Pong with Tuan

Name: Pong

Sex: Male

Born: 1997

Origin

Pong was rescued from the streets of Bangkok.

Nature

Pong is a bit ferocious at times and he often used to run away from his mahout, but he has calmed down lately and is not naughty any more. He is very intelligent and a fast learner.

Special Story

Pong loves music and he plays the xylophone, creating new melodies every day.

Pong is a bit ferocious at times and he often used to run away from his mahout.”

Artistic Talents

Pong uses a delicate touch with the paintbrush that produces sensitive strokes.

Mahout

Pong’s mahout is Tuan Pankwaen, who is a local man born in Lampang in November 1970. He started working as a mahout at the age of 22. Tuan is married to Kaew and they have one child.

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