Click to Watch in HD > Black Tusk | The Ugly Truth of Elephant Riding

Watch This is the side of the elephant tourism industry they dont want you to know about. If you are planning to travel to South East Asia and Thailand for a vacation or your gap year, please be careful where you spend your money. One thing is certain, when traveling you will see businesses for elephant treks, elephant rides, and elephant shows where elephants play soccer, paint, and do unnatural tricks. Rather than getting that picture for Instagram or social media of you riding an elephant, consider choosing to spend your money at sanctuaries where the elephants are able to live and behave more naturally. If the tourist money is flowing to nature reserves and elephant rescues instead of rides and shows, the market will change itself and life will improve for these gentle animals. This film was made in collaboration with the amazing @blakedavey http://www.blakedavey.com/ Huge thank you to Lek and Derrick with Elephant Nature Park Get involved: https://www.saveelephant.org/ Thank you to Leanne Fogarty with Elephanatics https://elephanatics.org/ Thank you to PETA for the Phajaan (Elephant Crush) footage https://www.peta.org See more of what Im up to Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lostleblanc Facebook LostLeBlanc Twitter LostLeBlanc SnapChat LostLeBlanc Songs: All Music used is from this website. If you make videos and need high quality copyright free music, you NEED this: https://goo.gl/fF1Q5N -------------------------------------- FAQ: -What camera and equipment do you use? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kuq50cVSFbw -What do you use to edit your videos? FCPX October 1, 2017

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