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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Got killed by savage cuts, desperate tame elephants need more lands of love

Happy Elephant - Land of LoveI really love to watch Dumbo back days when I was only a little child. It was amazing to see how an elephant fly by his big ears. Since those days, I believe that everyone who has seen this movie would probably have the feelings like me. That is love and friendliness for this elephantkind of animal. In fact, elephant, after dogs and pets, are one of the closest animals to human. In spite of their huge bodies, they are extremely approachable and funny.

Tourist Elephant - Land of Love

In countries, tame elephants became friends for serving the tourists to go through the jungles. They are tame to be nice, obeyed and friendly with people. But recently I have read about the deaths of two tame elephants in VietNam and to me, this is very shocking news.

I don’t know what your feelings will be after seeing those pictures below…

This is Pak Cu, a tame elephants in Dak Lak, Vietnam. In October 2010, Pak Cu has been attacked by a group of people. At this time, Pak Cu has been tightened by a chain that usually he couldn’t escape from. But Pak Cu tried to run and luckily survived with 217 cuts in his hind legs and tail. Unfortunately, after 2 months, Pak Cu died exhaustedly…

Die Elephant - Land of Love
Beckham with deep cuts in his legs

And this is Beckham, another tame elephants in Dalat, Vietnam. He died in April 2011 because people wanted to cut his legs and tail. The cut is so deep that his bone could be even seen outside. He couldn’t runaway but those people also couldn’t get any from him…

Both Pak Cu and Beckham are tame elephants for serving the tourist and under the control of local management. They lived in the jungle but now …

Cut Elephant - Short stories about Love
Beckham with deep cuts in his legs

While some of us have always been approving Earth Day, Green Peace and World Wide Protection, there are still others trying to destroy for money. To them, elephant’s tusks, tail and legs are valuable for trading. That is why wild animals, in general, and elephants, particularly, are now threatened to disappearance.

I don’t know what your feelings will be after seeing those pictures…

But if you believe that Earth is a land of love, please raise your voice up, share your feelings with me and send this to others.

Thank you so much! XVAZK2PS8MYU