|Eco-Adventure Travel: Seven Reasons to Never Ride an Elephant|
|Tuesday, 18 June 2013 00:00 | Written by Tonya Kay | Blog Entry|
So you love elephants. And you want nothing more than to ride on the back of one of these magnificent creatures through the jungles of Thailand, India or Sri Lanka on your next vacation. But did you know that that simple ride (or the purchase of an elephant painting or attending an elephant performance) contributes to the abuse and endangerment of the Asian elephant? No tourists want to think they are harming the species they admire. Before you book that trekking package in Thailand—or anywhere—consider the bigger picture: Read on...