Carol Buckley is a world-renowned expert on elephant care and trauma treatment.
She started Elephant Aid International using her 40 years of experience to assist elephants in captivity to enjoy better lives.
As a visionary and environmentalist, she has made it her life’s mission to change the centuries-old tradition and practice of brutalizing elephants, one elephant at a time.
Today, Carol has led many programs in the United States and Asia with the organization and has influenced countless sanctuaries, circuses, and zoos to modify their policies and standards of care for captive elephants.
She has worked tirelessly to end elephant captivity and has taught others how to teach elephants in a humane manner.
Carol Buckley has recognized and put in place a new standard of care for elephants in captivity.
Nepal and Thailand were the first countries to provide all elephants with wide chain-free corrals, and it appears to be working. The first to be affected by the cultural change.