The zoo owner is applying for another mahout
, so that each elephant will have their own, as well as the facility's specially trained keeper.
It has raised over $750,000 (Dh2,754,750) which has been used to set up elephant shelters or housing of mahouts
and their families or a mobile blood centrifuge and elephant ambulance for the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre (TECC).
and elephant owners say the profitable business which involved pachyderms carrying and loading wooden logs does not find much work anymore and dwindling of forests is leading to severe food crisis in the wild and even the elephant owners have difficulty making both ends meet.
The male elephant is said to be attached with mahout
Bilal and allowed no other keeper to serve fodder in the barn.
With the help of a legendary mahout
named Hilltop, a compassionate Japanese soldier and, of course, the elephants, Nick embarks on an adventure to save them all.
For example, Hive is a Hadoop-based data warehousing tool (Hive website, 2012) and Mahout
is a machine learning tool that runs classical learning algorithms in parallel using Hadoop (Mahout
The games are based on traditional polo rules, but the players have longer mallets and a mahout
with them to control the elephant.
guided with his feet; an expert kick above the elephant's left temple turned us left and then suddenly we saw the tiger - or rather, a paw extending from underneath a bush.
RIDE high and get the low-down on elephants while training as a mahout
in the Thai jungle.
The new Ultimate Escape Package offers a private helicopter transfer over the northern Thailand countryside to the tented camp; Three nights' accommodation; a 90-minute Spa treatment per guest, per stay, and a full range of activities including full-day mahout
(elephant rider) training, elephant trekking and Golden Triangle excursion.
An unassuming elephant embarks on an epic journey across Europe, partly retracing Hannibal's steps from Portugal to Italy, via the Alps, but on a mission of peace rather than war, with the wily mahout
Subhro his only constant companion.
AoWhen a mahout
falls during a fight with a wild bull, the herd will surround him in protection.