Baby elephant forced to dance for tourists dies after becoming so weak his legs snapped

A ‘skeletal’ baby elephant who was forced to ‘rave’ for tourists in Thailand has died.

The three-year-old, who spent his entire life at the infamous Phuket Zoo, was named ‘Dumbo’ by animal rights campaigners who filmed him being forced to dance and do tricks.

Vets said he died from an untreated infection in his digestive tract, which caused him to have ‘constant diarrhoea’.

It meant that his body was not absorbing nutrients as it should, making his bones brittle.

He became so malnourished that both of his back legs snapped under the weight of his own body.

Real-life Dumbo' baby elephant dies after its back legs snap at Thai zoo
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Baby Elephant Dubbed 'Dumbo' Who Was Forced To Dance In Zoo Has Died

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