This picture was taken somewhere on the Indian highway where two elephants reach out to each other in a brief moment of love and bonding before being separated from each other for a lifetime of serving man. It’s well known that elephants value their family structure, perhaps more so than many other animals so when they get separated like this they feel immense sadness and pain. And despite scientists finding that elephants are capable of complex thought and deep feeling, they are being killed at an unprecedented rate (by some estimates up to 100 elephants are killed per day) or to be sold as slave labor to be used hauling logs in forest operations or in entertaining and giving rides to tourists. Those unable to work are killed for their meat, body parts and ivory as roughly 90% of African elephants have been killed in the past century and the number of Asian elephants has declined by at least 50% in the last three generations alone. We MUST put an end to this beautiful species’ suffering so please share this post with your followers and tag people, especially unaware celebrities, who need to see it in the comments below! By spreading massive awareness about this sad situation, we can turn things around and come up with potential solutions to save the elephants before it’s too late as at the current rate, they are set to become extinct in the next decade or so if nothing is done!
Source: Healing Humanity