Thailand’s Unemployed Elephants Are Back Home, Huge and Hungry

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BAN TA KLANG, Thailand — Lucky was busy munching on some freshly cut grass when she spotted a special treat a tourist was holding out. She dropped her next mouthful of greens and extended her trunk, asking for the banana.

For the first time in nine years, Lucky, 32, was back in her home village in rural Surin Province in eastern Thailand, where tourists are much rarer than on the resort…


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