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World Elephant Day 2017 Special: Ending the Exploitation of Elephants for Entertainment

Dr. Jan Schmidt-Burbach, Senior Wildlife & Veterinary Advisor, World Animal Protection

14-Aug-17 15:00

World Elephant Day 2017 Special: Ending the Exploitation of Elephants for Entertainment

Thousands of elephants are being abused for entertainment around Asia, according to a new report by the international non-profit animal welfare organization, World Animal Protection. In conjunction with World Elephant Day which was just celebrated on the 12th of August, we speak to Dr. Jan Schmidt-Burbach, a Senior wildlife and veterinary advisor at World Animal Protection about these troubling findings, and we also discuss the importance of putting a stop to the practice of exploiting elephants for entertainment.



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Tags:  The Bigger PictureEarth MattersElephantsAsian elephants#UniteForTheHerdEcotourismWorld Animal ProtectionWorld Elephant DayAnimal AbuseAnimal PoachingWildlife PoachingCITESIUCNEnergy, EnvironmentEnvironment/Sustainability

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