Photos: Elephant Trained To Carry Tourists And Served For 15years Finally Collapses And Dies

An elephant which was trained to carry tourists around at a religious shrine has collapsed and died after her last trip. Elderly Sambo had been giving visitors lifts at Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat since 2001 when she started working for the Angkor Elephant Company.
But on Friday morning the animal, thought to be aged between 40 and 45, fell to the ground in near Bakheng Mountain in the archaeological park and didn't get back up.

Her death has now been the catalyst for a campaign to stop the practice by animal rights activists.

Photos: Elephant Trained To Carry Tourists And Served For 15years Finally Collapses And Dies

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