Pawan Kali is a 70+ year old, handicapped elephant living at Hotel Seven Star in Chitwan, Nepal. This poor elephant is partially blind and in constant pain due to a lifetime of abuse, but is still forced to give safari rides to tourists and guests of the hotel.
Her list of obvious ailments is long, and includes: a deformed leg, malnutrition, open wounds, and scarring across her body. Her physical condition is the result of her treatment and "training." In Nepal, safari elephants are trained through food deprivation, confinement and regular beatings, as well as physical restraints such as chaining and shackeling.
Sign the petition and appeal to the Hotel Association Nepal for her well-deserved retirement immediately.
We, the undersigned, urge you to provide retirement for the safari elephant Pawan Kali at Hotel Seven Star. Pawan Kali is 70+ years old, handicapped and suffering from ill health. Safari elephants, like humans, deserve to be well treated and to retire after a life of hard work and struggle.