As a young elephant, Pimpa was forced into a long hard life. Pimpa was put to work in several riding camps all over Thailand.
These locations include: Hua Hin, Koh Chang, Pattaya, Ayuthaya Province and Phuket.
It was in Phuket, at 30, Pimpa gave birth to Valentine, on Valentine’s Day. They were shortly separated after that and Pimpa continued working at various elephant riding camps as a trekking elephant.
At the sanctuary, Pimpa can often be seen hanging out with her friend Sai Thong.