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Sri Lanka: "The elephant" lived for more than 7 decades, skinny bones were still caught serving the festival for 10 nights

Updated: 18 Aug, 2019 lúc August 18, 2019

The haunting image of an old elephant shows that he is being abused by his master every day and exhaustedSri Lanka: & # 34; Elephant tools & # 34;  living for more than 7 decades, skinny bones were still caught serving the festival for 10 nights - 1


Tikiiri "Elephant" with a skinny body
According to the Daily Mail, Tikiiri, a female elephant who has lived 70 years, was still forced to work with 60 other elephants at the Perahera festival in Sri Lanka despite her ailing body.
Painful images of Tikiiri organized Save Elephant (translated: Save the elephant) share to mark World Elephant Day on 12/8. In the picture, the old elephant appeared with a skinny body.
"Tikiri will participate in the parade that lasts from dusk to late night for 10 consecutive days, between noise, fireworks and smoke.
The elephant must walk many kilometers every night and this makes people feel they are blessed during the festival, "Save Elephant writes on Facebook.
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Tikiiri is dressed in sparkling costumes during the festival 
While Tikiiri looks charming with festival participants in sparkling attire all over, no one knows that hiding behind the iridescent clothing is exhausting and tired of the old elephant.
"No one sees the skinny body, heavy walking due to shackles or even the tears of the animal. How can we call this a blessed or holy festival if we make other beings suffer, "said Save Elephant organization.
According to the elephant protection organization, Tikiiri works in the Tooth Temple in Kandy City, Sri Lanka and urges viewers to propose to the Prime Minister to stop animal violence . 
"We cannot bring peace to elephants if we still think this picture is acceptable. The Buddha's teachings teach people to be kind and compassionate to all beings and more than ever before, this is the time to Express it, "Daily Mail quotes the Save Elephant content posted on Facebook.
Many people see the photos saying they are "heartbroken" by human abuse with Tikiiri.
"In order for this lovely creature to be mistreated and abused in the work, it is shown that humans consider themselves to be superior ... This abuse must end and I will write a petition to the government. Sri Lanka ", one commenter. Another person said: "I hate that people abuse elephants." "This is terrible. I cried when I saw these pictures. Tikiiri needs to go to a protected area carefully to live the remaining days," the third person said.
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Many expressed their outrage at seeing Tikiiri's pathetic image
The World Animal Protection Organization estimates 3,000 elephants are used for entertainment in Asia, with 77% of them being treated cruelly. 
More than 800,000 Australian tourists visit Thailand every year. Many people are attracted here because they can ride elephants, feed and watch them perform.