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Phuket Big Buddha Questions & Answers

Kent, United Kingdom

Why is there a picture of an elephant chained up?

Why is he chained up? So sad! Dont want to go if it contributes to animal abuse

10 months ago Answer

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Melbourne, Australia
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On the way up the hill to the site you have to pass a few businesses that have elephant rides etc. It is terribly heartbreaking to see but they are in no way affiliated with the Big Buddha itself. Just throw them major dirty looks as you pass like we did!!

10 months ago
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They are in bamboo built pens and they look after the elephant they do not promote animal cruelty

10 months ago
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