June 23, 2022

Thai tourism elephants trekked back to forests hoping they could forage naturally

Hundreds of captive elephant owners in Thailand, severely affected by the collapse of global tourism are compelled to merge back their elephants into rural villages, allowing the captive elephants to forage naturally and explore their natural environment.


Source: Mongabay

Veteran photographer, Adam Oswell who has visited several villages, documents the fate of the captive elephants, now allowed to co-exist peacefully with the rural communities who earn an extra income from tourists that visit to observe them.

Source: Mongabay
Image Credit: Pexels.com

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