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Elephants don't like tourists, study finds

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Eldorado

Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new Journal of Zoology study reveals that wildlife tourism may be a stressor for free-ranging elephants.

Short report at ScienMag: https://scienmag.com/wildlife-tourism-may-negatively-affect-african-elephants-behavior/

Daily Mail: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6827175/Wildlife-tourists-safari-damaging-health-elephants.html

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Piney

Ya think? 

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OverSword

I would still like to go see them.

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Farmer77

well hell, now I gotta figure out how to import some elephants

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third_eye

I guess the least the tourists can do is to dress up in elephant costumes to make the elephants feel better about being squawked and googled at ...

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OverSword
19 minutes ago, Farmer77 said:

well hell, now I gotta figure out how to import some elephants

I work with a couple :ph34r:

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OverSword
19 minutes ago, third_eye said:

I guess the least the tourists can do is to dress up in elephant costumes to make the elephants feel better about being squawked and googled at ...

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Dressing as an animal in the wild might not be the best move yhou can make.

 

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third_eye

Eco 'Friendly' elephant costumes ?

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