Rescued elephants at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai showing some love to Sangduen “Lek” Chailert, founder of the Save Elephant Foundation. Photo: Save Elephant Foundation

Elephant tourism: the fight in Asia against unethical operators steps up

  • Separated as babies from their mothers, kept tightly chained in the sun with scant food or water, prodded with bull hooks to perform - Asia’s elephants suffer
  • Groups promoting the right way to interact with the animals urge tourists to report and put up social media posts about cruel practices they see
Topic |   Conservation

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Rescued elephants at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai showing some love to Sangduen “Lek” Chailert, founder of the Save Elephant Foundation. Photo: Save Elephant Foundation
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