Animal abuse: Calls for Thailand gov’t to stop wildlife shows


Why the return of tourism threatens to cause more pain and trauma for captive elephants in Thailand.

A disturbing video has emerged of the ill-treatment of elephants in Thailand.

Wildlife shows are normally a big attraction but they have been closed in an effort to control the coronavirus pandemic.

There are now fears the cruelty will get worse in the rush to start clawing back revenue when they reopen.

Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.