Performing elephants, chained elephants, ivory, zoos and howdahs all make for very sad images. Here are a selection of photos that we really don't want to have on our memory cards when we return from a holiday to Southeast Asia.
Volunteering with elephants in Thailand
Family volunteering with elephants in Sri Lanka
Elephant conservation volunteering in stunning Namibia
Thailand elephant conservation: a new life for Thai ellies
Volunteer with rescued elephants in an inspiring refuge
Encounter the majestic Asian Elephant in stunning Sri Lanka