Dani the elephant was born in the mid 1960's, most likely along the Thailand-Burma border where she spent most of her life working in illegal logging camps. After a life of hard labor in areas that were plagued with violence due to long standing civil wars, Dani found her way to the inner cities of Thailand where she was to be sold into being a street begging elephant. This is where a group of westerners heard about Dani and decided to try and find her a home where she wouldn't have to work anymore. Thankfully, their efforts resulted in Dani finding not only a home, but also a herd to spend her days with. She currently lives at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand and is finally free from her life of abuse.