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Elephant tourism is 'fuelling cruelty'

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BBC News

Publication Date
2017-07-06

Millions of people want selfies riding elephants, or washing them, or patting their trunks. But according to a study carried out by World Animal Protection (WAP) across Asia this is helping to fuel a rise in elephants captured from the wild and kept for entertainment. The number in Thailand has increased by almost a third over the last five years.

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http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40501667