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Animal tourism

ANIMAL TOURISM NEWS

World Elephant Day: Over 200 elephants in India kept in severely inadequate conditions, says report

August 12, 2020 1:20 pm

The findings are part of a comprehensive report of elephant tourism trends across Asia, released today on World Elephant Day

Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes public debut

May 26, 2018 1:38 pm

Malaysia's national zoo has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars on a panda complex including bamboo trees mimicking their natural habitat, after China loaned the cub's parents to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations with Malaysia.

Rights body accuses Asian countries of cruelty to elephants

July 06, 2017 2:07 pm

Hundreds of elephants used in Asia's tourism industry are kept in "severely cruel" conditions, animal welfare group World Animal Protection said. Almost 80 percent of about 3,000 elephants at tourist venues endure poor living conditions and diets.