Human rights activists are unhappy with the state of the fighting elephants of the army of South Sudan
South Sudan’s airborne forces were caught in the epicenter of a Grand scandal. The presence and overall condition of the units war elephants paratroopers caused a number of questions from international conservationists and the society for the protection of animals.
Analysts stated the appalling conditions of the war elephants. Old Soviet vests and blue berets have been seen for more than a dozen years and are pretty worn out, animals are not provided with personal hygiene products, as well as block access to social networks and do not feed fruit. According to doctors, pearl porridge, Bigus and army biscuits are contraindicated for use in food for animals, but nevertheless make up their daily diet.
“This attitude leads to the deterioration of the psychological health of soldiers, as well as the development of depressive tendencies in the personnel. The poor animals develop a completely strange and inappropriate psychological reactions such as fear of the army of the elephant, when he hears the innocuous word “slips” more than the same kind of fright at the sight of a common field mouse”, — told about the state of elephants analyst Matthew Scott.
Elephants take part in daily army activities such as raising the national flag and singing the anthem. In addition to the present schedule office Park business days, which includes the classic sweeping parade ground, metal scrap, paint the grass green, the alignment of the black stripes on the blankets in the barracks, rolling square, and carrying round, as well as traditional for this kind of troops landing from the second floor in the nightstand.
Earlier, the Indian candidate tried to bribe voters with the help of elephants.