Elephants have played an integral part in Thai culture and Thai history. The animals once decorated the national flag and currency. Only ten years ago Thailand still had 4000 elephants. Nowadays only 2500 remain. Elephants are now becoming endanger.
Every year in november the Thai biggest elephant gathering takes place in the province of Surin, a northeast province of Thailand. (Isan area)
In Himmpan world, there are quite a few Elephant based creatures. Most of these immense creatures are population of the forest, one of which is worshipped by Hindus as Elephant God, Erawan.
Read more on different types of Elephant based Creatures: