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AVOID Walking with predators or elephants

#ThinkBeforeYouGo: The training and handling techniques used to train wild animals to walk alongside humans are frequently harmful to the animals involved.

Why avoid walking with predators or elephants?

  1. The animals don’t have freedom of choice
  2. There is unnecessary hands-on training and handling involved
  3. The animals are forced to exhibit unnatural behaviour
  4. It serves no educational value
  5. It serves no conservation value

If you are considering walking with wild animals such as elephants, lions and cheetahs – don’t.

It is an unnatural activity for these animals and many are forced to go through intense and often cruel training to learn to behave around paying tourists and volunteers.