Noppakhao, also known by the name of Peter, is a painter who in recent years has performed many works of art, the price of which has gone up to 700 dollars. There would be nothing strange in this story if the painter in question would not be an elephant.
Special artist started to paint eight years ago as part of an Asian (AEACP). The money collected from the sold paintings go for food, shelter and veterinary care to the elephants.
In the past, elephant paintings have been criticized by advocates of animal rights as their trainer accused of elephant harsh treatment in order to realize the drawings, but not tolerated AEACP states that any abuse of elephants in the realization of the painting.