Elephant tourism vicious circle: why Bali’s Sumatran elephants, suffering a horrific ‘lockdown’, need visitors to survive

Among the countless things that Covid-19 has shone a spotlight on is the complex, often harmful, relationship that humans have with nature.Back when lockdowns were a novelty, we marvelled at viral videos showing animals reclaiming streets and waterways, ignoring the fact that the pathogen behind the pandemic was probably a direct result of our exploitation of the natural environment, not to mention our unnatural intimacy with wild creatures.Few fauna manifest this paradox quite like Bali’s…


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