National Geographic Junio 2019 En Inglés
Underpinning many wildlife tourism activities around the world is extreme animal suffering. Social media is driving new demand for riding elephants, swimming with dolphins, posing with bears. “Influencers” —young people with huge Instagram followings who post photos from exotic locations — are helping fuel these activities. But most travelers don’t know that their interactions often involve animal abuse. This feature uncovers some of the harmful wildlife tourism practices taking place primarily in Thailand, Russia and the Amazon.