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An elephant that was stolen 18 years ago was just reunited with her original owner after a Supreme Court ruling. The now 72 year old pachyderm was stolen from its Surin home in January of 2003 before being sold off to an elephant kraal – an enclosure that collects wild elephants to tame them, used for hundreds of years. The thief had fetched 1.4 million baht for the sale of the elephant while the frustrated original owner gathered documents in order to prove that the elephant named Pang Yo belong to him. The purchaser of the elephant in Phuket refused […]

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17 hours ago, Thaiger said:

An elephant that was stolen 18 years ago was just reunited with her original owner after a Supreme Court ruling

I wonder if at the time of the theft anyone had distributed any 'missing elephant' posters around the area?
Maybe with the text, 'Answers to the name Jumbo' Did they print it on elephant size paper - 23 x 28 inches?

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