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Here are the facts about what really happens behind the scenes in the Elephant Entertainment Industry.

Circus Elephants: Elephant Entertainment

A Group Of Elephants Perfroming In A Circus Show. (Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

If you’ve ever taken an elephant back ride or watched an elephant show at a circus or other amusement center, you may have wondered how their keepers are able to keep these towering animals in line.

There are two main species of elephant today: the Asian and African elephants. And though the African elephant is generally larger, both species collectively are the largest terrestrial creatures on earth today. But, the Asian elephant in particular is used for several entertainment ventures. Especially in countries like Thailand.

So why is this practice so popular?

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