From ancient carvings and statues in magnificent temples, to popular folk legends, elephants have long been a part of Cambodia’s culture and traditions.
But today, like many nations across the world, elephant numbers are dwindling in the Kingdom. Most elephants today have disappeared from central Cambodia, with small populations surviving in the north eastern highlands and some Khmer speaking areas in Thailand’s Surin province.
But there is an organisation working to preserve the animal that has shaped the Kingdom’s history.
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