Asian Elephants at Australian Zoo Celebrate World Elephant Day With Treats

Asian elephants at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, New South Wales, celebrated World Elephant Day on Wednesday, August 12, with treats and enrichment snacks.

World Elephant Day, held annually on August 12, was first launched in 2012 “to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants.”

A Facebook post from the zoo said: “Here is how our Asian Elephants Porntip, Thong Dee and Kanlaya celebrated World Elephant Day yesterday, with lots of treats and special enrichment feeds organised by their keepers.” Credit: Taronga Western Plains Zoo via Storyful