Mois : février 2021

Do you know the signs of an abused elephant?

As a tourist, you’ll be told, “Not our elephants! Our elephants are treated well,” but it’s a lie! Many of these cruel elephant owners break the law, and even participate in black market wildlife trafficking through the sale of ivory, teeth and hair. End the abuse!

Demand enforcement of India’s strong elephant protection laws

India’s Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 strictly prohibits the poaching of baby elephants and many other activities frequently undertaken by cruel elephant owners! Section 9 calls for a punishment of incarceration for up to 7 years for poaching elephants from the wild. Section 429 states whoever kills, poisons, maims or renders useless, any elephant shall be …

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Baby elephants are captured in the wild and “broken.”

Baby elephants are poached from the wild, isolated from their mothers, and bound and beaten for months until they’re so terrified of people they’ll do anything to avoid the abuse. This cruel practice even has a name, “phajaan,” or “breaking of the spirit.” Once their spirits are broken, they are traumatized, overworked, and seen only …

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If you love elephants, please don’t ride them!

Visit beautiful India, but if you love elephants, please don’t ride them! Elephants used for tourist rides suffer extreme abuse throughout their lives. They’re beaten, chained, deprived of medical attention, starved, and kept from bonding with other elephants. Wildlife SOS knows YOU could never be a part of such a cruel practice!

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