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Victory! Guinness Drops Elephant Polo Record

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The following post originally appeared in The PETA Files:

You’ve probably never heard of elephant polo, and now that Guinness World Records has agreed to stop documenting records for wins in elephant polo matches, perhaps you never will again. The publishing giant made the move after learning from PETA that captive elephants forced to perform in such matches in India and Thailand are torn away from their families, beaten, and gouged with rods that have sharp metal tips.

Guinness Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday wrote, “This decision is … Read more.