They are going home.
These elephants are out of a job. They are unem-ployed. Tourists are gone. Elephant parks are closed.
The elephants must go home. People in the villages will take care of them.
READ MORE: Tourists aren’t coming to Thailand to see elephants. Animal camps can’t afford to feed the big animals. So caretakers are marching hundreds of elephants home. Villagers are glad their elephants are back. The elephants make happy noises. They run to the creek. They have fun with village children. Home is the best place for the elephants. God gave Adam the big job of naming all the animals. Genesis 2:19 says, “And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.”