'Real-life Dumbo' baby elephant is forced to dance and perform tricks for tourists at Thai zoo

Mail Online | 4/7/2019 | Joseph Laws For Mailonline
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Elephants at a zoo in Thailand are forced to perform handstands on their front legs and pedal a bicycle made with car tyres across a stage.

One shocking video shows how a baby elephant, nicknamed Dumbo, is forced to perform tricks for visitors at a show at Phuket Zoo.

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Campaigners have claimed that the infant performs up to three times a day 'under threat of the sharp bullhook' in the shows, which are 20 minutes long.

Thousands of people have signed a petition online calling on Phuket Zoo to release Dumbo the elephant to a sanctuary.

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Campaign group Moving Animals said the animal has a 'skeletal body'...
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