Taking care of an elephant is A LOT different than taking care of a dog or cat.  They may be gentle giants, but they are still giants!  A person must receive proper training before raising an elephant.

A trainer at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand began swatting this elephant and onlookers had no clue why she was swatting the elephant…

A caretaker at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand began swatting one of the elephants…

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Soon after, the elephant laid down and bystanders realized something strange was going on…

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The caretaker Lek then walked around to the other side of the elephant and surprised everyone…

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