We Won’t Be Riding Elephants On Our Trip to Cambodia

Three year old MeBai, a young elephant in Thailand, was taken from her mother in the wild by an organization that supplies elephants for tourist rides.

To get her ready for her career carting tourists around on her back all day, young MeBai first had to undergo the ritual of making her submissive to her owners through a process called the four “C’s” capture, crush, coercion and confinement.

It is a long standing tradition of “kraal” or “crush,” the ritual use of abuse on wild elephants to break their spirit and force them to operate out of fear read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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