Elephants, a magnet for many visitors to Thailand, are also feeling the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak as tourist numbers plummet. Jetjaras Na RanongHumans aren't the only victims of Covid-19. Elephants -- a magnet for tourists visiting Thailand -- are among the hardest-hit animals because captive elephants are reliant on revenues from the sector. Despite the escalating Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand, many were touched by her appeal and donations started coming in. "The economic impact of Covid-19 will affect at least 2,000 elephants across the country that rely on income from tourism," she said.
Source: Bangkok Post March 29, 2020 20:26 UTC