If You Love Elephants, Don’t Ever Ride Them. Here’s Why.

On Thursday, a 43-year-old captive female elephant died in Vietnam.

The elephant — named Na Lieng — was forced to work in the tourist industry, giving “holidaymakers” rides on her back. She likely died, Thahn Nien News reported, from exhaustion.

Sadly, the animal’s death wasn’t an anomalous event.[…]

Source: If You Love Elephants, Don’t Ever Ride Them. Here’s Why.

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