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Spent the day learning about these gentle giants. I’ve been wanting to meet an elephant for the longest time but unfortunately most places where you can see them, are where you pay to ride and hurt these beautiful creatures. This trip I found @samuielephantsanctuary which provides a sanctuary for rescued elephants on the tropical island of Koh Samui, in Southern Thailand. The elephants now living here previously endured difficult lives that included logging, elephant riding, street begging, and performing in circus shows. I hope we can all be a little more mindful by choosing to support an ethical form of elephant tourism that allows elephants to live in nature with peace and dignity.🐘❤️

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