I'm sure you've seen it. Wether it was on Instagram or maybe that traveling friend of yours on Facebook - The picturesque scene of a traveler riding an elephant... usually in Thailand as well. But here is what you didn't see... Asian elephants are an endangered species. The population has declined at least 50% over the last three generations. Most experts would agree Thailand has about 2,000 - 3,000 elephants right now. The Asian elephants are declining in rapid numbers primarily because of habitat destruction by humans harvesting natural resources. Before an elephant can be ridden or do any type of...
Apr 01, 2017