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Are Interactions with Elephants Truly Ethical?

Girls Who Travel | Are Interactions with Elephants Truly Ethical?
Elephants are one of the world’s most loved animals. You can see why – they are such majestic creatures! Seeing elephants, usually in Thailand, is on most people's bucket lists. Most people are aware that elephant riding is not ethical, but there seems to be a grey area on bathing/handling and being in close proximity to these elephants. I know we all want that perfect Instagram shot and that amazing memory, but for these elephants this is their life day in and day out. Are these interactions really ethical? A Little Discussion Personally, I view any use of a wild ...
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