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The Cost of Elephant Tourism

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Humans and elephants share a complicated history — how we can make right our wrongs?

WORLD ELEPHANT DAY is around the corner. And in recognition of this important date, it’s important we shed light on the ways humans and elephants are intertwined.

While elephants play an important role in many cultures, such as Hinduism, which ascribes a sacredness to elephants, there is an unfortunate dark side to the ways in which humans intersect with elephants — which is often marred by mistreatment.

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