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Elephants bred for the tourism industry are suffering on a daily basis

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Elephant rides at Amer Fort aren’t tourism, for 82 elephants like Rangoli, they’re torture.

Elephants like Rangoli endure daily torment, carrying heavy tourists up a gruelling cobbled climb in scorching temperatures exceeding 40 degrees. We need your help to end this torture.

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Our vision is a world where animals live free from cruelty and suffering. And they need our help.
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We’re a global movement that’s changing the way the world works to end animal cruelty. World Animal Protection has been moving the world to protect animals for more than 70 years. Join us today.

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