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The world over, the overwhelming flood of anxiety-inducing information in regards to the unfold of coronavirus is prompting some to tune out or search an escape.

A charity in Thailand has determined to livestream its elephant herd bathing in a river as a option to give individuals a respite and a way of calm amid the information in regards to the COVID-19 disaster.

“In an effort to counter the unhealthy information on everybody’s timeline & brighten the day for individuals who can not journey we might be live-streaming elephants the world over till additional discover,” the charity wrote on its Fb web page.

John Roberts of the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Basis mentioned he was eager about how many individuals are cooped up at house.

Picture courtesy of the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Basis.

He quickly had an concept: “Let’s carry some elephants into individuals’s lives, possibly we are able to cheer them up,” he instructed The Related Press.

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Wednesday’s Fb Reside broadcast apparently confirmed the solar rising behind 4 elephants grazing and dust-bathing fairly than splashing within the river.

The inspiration, which is on Thailand’s border with Myanmar, rescues elephants from the streets of cities and provides them and their handlers a pure surroundings through which to stay and roam. It additionally funds analysis into elephant habits. It at the moment hosts 21 animals.

Roberts says they may sustain the twice-daily on-line broadcast at https://www.fb.com/GTAEF.helpingelephants for so long as the worldwide disaster lasts.

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