Amazing Ethical Elephant Interactions in Thailand
- Tiffany Nguyen
- 02 June, 2018
Elephant riding and shows are ultimate experiences that most travelers put on their bucket list. That’s why these gentle giants are subject to abuse in training for performance in shows and to accept strange riders. They actually do not have strong backs, and each adult one can carry a maximum of 150 kg for 4 hours only. Sadly, many of elephants in Thailand have to work in an 8-hour shift carrying 2 people at a time. Fortunately, there is an increasing number of elephants centres that apply sustainable methods giving friendly animals a refuge as well as keeping mahouts and...