Here’s a video posted on the WFFT facebook page of a street elephant in the south of Thailand. This young elephant is being beaten repeatedly with a hook by its mahout as it walks down the street. It’s hard to watch. This is what we’re up against!

https://www.facebook.com/WildlifeFriendsFoundation/videos/vb.28211827656/10152224481177657/?type=2&theater