The demand for ELephant you are my sunshine sunflower shirt comes mostly from Japan, Europe, and the US, and the motivation from the Thai people is purely financial since a single painting can fetch several thousand dollars.
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If you look closely during the wide angle shots you will see other mahouts standing on their ELephant you are my sunshine sunflower shirt left side and they too are leading their elephant during the process. The close ups show an elephant’s trunk moving a paint brush across a canvas and it appears to be creating a picture, except it is taking commands from its mahout who is out of the shot.
The training process is called ELephant you are my sunshine sunflower shirt or ‘crush’ and is centuries old and is used throughout Asia today. It involves taking a 3-year-old baby from its mother’s side and roping it into a small bamboo cage in which it cannot move except to breathe. Of course the elephant fights for its freedom and is beaten, poked with sharp bamboo, starved, dehydrated, and sleep-deprived until it submits to its captors’ demands. The process may take a week, depending on how long it takes to ‘crush’ the elephant’s spirit. About 50% of the babies die from the process and the survivors are left with physical and emotional scars for the rest of their lives.
So this means that all the cave paintings that have been discovered of ELephant you are my sunshine sunflower shirt chasing mammoths with spears could have actually been painted by mammoths who intended elephants to discover them thousands of years later to remind them that humans are a bunch of arse holes.