Many tourists are interested in riding an elephant when going on vacation as in many countries this is the main attraction. But very few people think of the horrors animals must go through before becoming docile and ready for the industry.
The saddest case of elephant abuse has recently been revealed when a 73-year-old elephant became viral. The poor animal is blind and deaf and he suffered for years when he was in the care of his owner.
The Save Elephant Foundation took matters into their own hands and managed to release the animal and save him from an imminent death. Although it took the crew more than 20 hours to move the poor animal, we’re happy to let you know that Sookjai is finally in a safe place.
After so many years of mistreatment, the elephant also lost his sight and hearing. When he was released for the first time, he started crying and you won’t believe how heart wrecking it can be! You won’t be able to stop crying after watching the following video…