The Thai Ambassador, Angsana Sihapitak, accepts donation that were collected in small amounts from visitors who entered the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo raffle, from Tamar, an Israeli elephant.
Yori Yalon, Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff
Thai Ambassador to Israel Angsana Sihapitak received Thursday a $1,500 donation from the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo for an elephant hospital in Lampang — and the check was personally delivered by an elephant named Tamar.
Tamar, an Asian elephant, held the giant check in her trunk, presenting it to Sihapitak.
“I will forward it to the elephant hospital to Lampang [in accordance with] the objective of this donation,” Sihapitak said, adding that she was very grateful for the kindness and cooperation from Israel to help the Thai elephants. Continue Reading »