After PETA contacted Mayflower Tours, the company confirmed that it would make staff aware of its formal policy, ensuring that any future trips would be free of elephant rides and other exploitative activities with elephants.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind