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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Rescued gentle giants in Thailand

Taking part in a sustainable project makes a trip even more meaningful. One aspect of a sustainable travel project is caring for another living creature, especially if it is an endangered species or is at risk of becoming endangered or worse, extinct. My significant other and I spent our 10 year anniversary at the Elephant Nature Park near Chiang Mai, Thailand. This is a true elephant sanctuary where abandoned and disabled elephants find refuge. Their stories are heartbreaking, but they now have a safe place to live and animal lovers travel from all over the world to admire these gentle giants.

TAGS: Elephant, Sanctuary, Sustainable Travel, Thailand

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Tacoma, Washington, United States of America
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© Roxann Murray.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2015, 10:42 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Chiang Mai, Thailand