Thai elephant camp livestreams shows during coronavirus lockdown

A Thai elephant camp is livestreaming shows on the internet as the coronavirus pandemic has restricted the movement of tourists. The livestream features eight jumbos with a mahout dressed in bright red Thai style clothes at an outdoor square in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya. All zoos and elephant camps have been closed in Thailand to curb the spread of COVID-19. Tourists have also been banned from entering the country since the end of March, causing tourist industry’s revenues to plummet.

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