Anti-Elephant Begging Graffiti

Australian artist Brooke Bobridge, who is currently living in Bangkok, Thailand, took a series of graffiti by local and international artists imploring passer-bys NOT to feed the elephants. They want to discourage "elephant begging" where the pachyderms are used to part tourists from their dollars (or technically, bahts).

Link - via amy sol blog

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Unfirtunately the authorities are still turning a blind eye which meant that my denouncement stranded a very short while ago:

and the day afterthe same sad story:

It's tiring but I don't give up.

Please join my (new) Flickr-group "Thailand's begging-street elephants)mentioned in "Website" to spread the word!

I'm greatful that a part of my photo album has been mentioned under the art-work as "begging elephants"!
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A great effort! Every single tribute helps to get worldwide attention and, finally, to stamped this sad abuse out!
The mentioned link is one of my sets in Flickr containing together more than 400 photos of only roaming street-elephants in Bangkok.
Following the last promises from the authorities during almost a decade it seems that the (finally) succeeded to get any success! Let's wait and see!
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