Harrowing photos have emerged of an incredibly thin 70-year-old elephant who works in a parade in Sri Lanka. Tikiiri is one of 60 elephants who joins the Perahera Festival, working every night for ten days wearing a costume, including a mask with bright lights.

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Every day, I hate the human race a bit more.

WorkingOnMyself01

That looks dangerously underweight.

captainmo017

I shouldn’t be able to tell that how an elephants bone structure is similar to a mammoths while it is still alive. Poor elephant.

The_Space_Wolf656

That poor guy is hard to look at 🙁

SeeYaHaveFun

Human greed. I thought Sri Lanka was way better than that. How sad for the animals.

pjahnke80