June 13, 2022

Activists warn of a “frightening trend” of wild elephants being used in captive elephant trade

Outraging images and video footage of yet another convoy of trucks transporting 10 elephants in the Indian state, Arunachal Pradesh shocked the entire country, resulting in wildlife activists raising the alarm about the rise of wild elephants being used in the illegal captive elephant trade.

Source: DownToEarth

A group of volunteers from the Adi Students Union were successful in stopping 10 trucks transporting illegally captured wild elephants from their fertile, lush, tropical, natural habitat of Arunachal Pradesh, to the dry, unnatural terrain of Jamnagar in western Gujarat 3,400 kilo metres away.

Source: DownToEarth
Image Credit: Pixabay

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