Elephant helps caretaker with the dishes


Many people consider their pet to be not only an animal, but also a family member. Some of them are so engrained in the fold that they even help their owner to do the chores, like this tortoise who helped his owner with the laundry.

If that story doesn’t convince you of their ability to help with housework,  let’s take a look at this cute elephant.

Here’s the story of an elephant who helped her caretaker do the dishes.

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Elephant helps caretaker wash the dishes


On 25th January 2022, a video of the elephant named “Dao Mongkon” became a hot topic on social media after the video was shared as a post by several media outlets, including Thai News.

ลูกช้าง ช่วยงานบ้าน(ดาวมงคล)
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ลูกช้าง ช่วยงานบ้าน(ดาวมงคล)

Originally uploaded on the elephant’s YouTube channel, ช้างพลายดาว มงคล, the clip showed the elephant’s amazing ability to help her owner with the housework.


Screenshot: ช้างพลายดาว มงคล

In the video, you can see Dao Mongkon helping her caretaker do the dishes by using her trunk to grab the dishes before soaking them in the water.


Screenshot: ช้างพลายดาว มงคล

After finishing the chores, the caretaker rewarded the kind-hearted elephant with a banana and told her to have some fun with friends afterwards.


Screenshot: ช้างพลายดาว มงคล

Instead of playing with her other baby elephant friends, however, Dao Mongkon strolled back to her mother and gave her mummy a big cuddle.


Netizens admire the elephant for her abilities


After the clip was posted online, many netizens shared their admiration for the animal’s ability to help her caretaker do the dishes.


Screenshot: ThaiNews

Translation: So cute.

One netizen praised the elephant for her kindness.

Screenshot: ช้างพลายดาว มงคล

Translation: Good Good Good, helping her caretaker to do the dishes and smiling all the time. She must be very happy. So cute. LOVE

Another netizen speculated that the elephant must have been very happy to help her caretaker with the chores.


Screenshot: ThaiNews

Translation: She helped her mother do the housework. What a cute girl. 

One viewer also admired the animal for her cuteness and kindness.


Clap our hands for the elephant


We really appreciate the elephant’s kindness and how she expressed her gratitude to her caretaker by helping her with the dishes.

This also proves that the animal has the smarts and a big heart, and we would like to give her a standing ovation for not only her good attitude, but also her genius talents.


Cover images adapted from (Clockwise from Left): ช้างพลายดาว มงคล

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