Devil's own country at it again.
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Elephants 🐘 are peaceful animals and yet they are blamed for being aggressive and unpredictable. "Saumya" was ignored, offered a pineapple laden with firecrackers, and not provided with first aid and the medical help she (visibly) needed in time. She continued to walk amongst humans in Kerala, hoping perhaps that someone would help her. She remained gentle even in the wake of provocation and pain. It was not her that attacked us; it was us who let her down, it was us that killed her and her calf who breathed its last in its mother's womb! *Rest in peace "Saumya- the gentle one". * FIAPO condemns the violence and cruelty the elephant was subjected to and calls the Forest Department and the government of Kerala for an immediate investigation and arrest for those responsible for this heinous act. Elephants are sentient beings, with deeply complex emotions and an inherent desire to live free lives in wild among their herd. Saumya was one such free elephant of the wild. The act of luring her with food laden with ammunition is not mere cruelty, it’s violence. Saumya experienced a deliberate violent crime. Let’s punish what happened to her as a crime.’ Spread this message far and wide!!! Use the hashtag, tweet, post on Instagram, share with your circle. Plese sign the petition in link in our bio. Demand justice for Saumya! *#JusticeforSAUMYA * 😢 #RestinPeaceSAUMYA