Travel Company World Spree Pulls Abusive Elephant Camps From Offerings

After hearing from PETA and more than 177,000 of our members and supporters, travel company World Spree removed all captive-elephant camps from its itineraries! The company had stopped offering elephant rides more than a year ago but continued to offer visits to exploitative camps that force elephants to paint pictures, perform in shows, and even give rides to tourists—which supports the very same abuse. Thanks to compassionate people like you, World Spree no longer offers trips to any camps that keep elephants in captivity.

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