I visited a nursing home for retired lumberjack elephants in Myanmar — here’s what it’s like to care for aging elephants every day

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  • In Myanmar, elephants have worked in the timber-logging industry since the 1800s, but thousands are retiring.
  • Government elephant camps around the country are now working to figure out what to do with the aging animals, since releasing them into the wild comes with many challenges.
  • I recently visited one of the country’s private elephant nursing homes, and was amazed at what goes into the creatures’ daily care.
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In Myanmar, elephants are hardworking lumberjacks.

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