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They can call it sport, charity or even conservation but it’s just another cruel circus with animals controlled by bullhooks for human entertainment.
2017/03/24 15:03
Bangkok hosted the annual King’s Cup, an elephant polo competition with the publicly stated aim of raising money for conservation.
2017/03/24 15:03
The elephants forced to play polo each year are still controlled with bullhooks – a sharpened metal hook jabbed into the skin. No matter how gently the bullhook may be used with an animal in the arena, at some point it had to be established as a negative reinforcer to be effective.
2017/03/24 15:05
we must never lose sight of the fact that these animals were not born to perform
2017/03/24 15:05