... “Arthit” who died of Tuberculosis on 24 August 2020.
The unexpected passing of elephant “Arthit” was saddening and shocking for many, especially those who had been visiting and bonded with elephant “Arthit” since his arrival at the Ueno Zoological Gardens in 2002. Elephant “Arthit” was lucky enough to have received love and affection throughout his 18 years in Japan under the good care of the Ueno Zoological Gardens.
In October 2002, bull elephant “Arthit” and cow elephant “Uthai” traveled from Surin ...
On 27 October 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, met with Mr. FUKUDA Yutaka, Director of the Ueno Zoo, Tokyo, to express gratitude for taking good care of Thai elephants and visited two Thai elephants, Uthai and Arun, at Ueno Zoo.
31 October 2021marks the first birthday anniversary of Arun, a Thai elephant born from Arthit and Uthai. The Embassy brought Arun’s favourite fruits to celebrate his first birthday. Furthermore, Ambassador Singtong expressed his sincere ...
OISCA started its development activities in Thailand in 1975. One of its main projects was reforestation in Surin Province in the Northeastern part of Thailand. In order to show gratitude to OISCA and Japan’s efforts, Surin Province presented Ueno Zoo with two elephants, “Athit” and “Uthai”, in 2002 as a symbol of friendship between Thailand and Japan, so as to celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness Princess Aiko as well as to mark the 20
Anniversary of OISCA’s project in Surin Province....
... Japan. The briefing was presented by Ms. Urawat Sukseangdow, Minister-Counsellor, together with the Embassy’s staff.
The students learned about Thai history, Thai tradition and culture. They also had an opportunity to learn more about a Thai baby elephant which was recently born at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. The Embassy was impressed that the students took notes about Thailand and made efforts to write Thai alphabets by themselves.