"Snake Charmers and dancing monkeys" India Tourist Trap Tip by Vintom

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  Snake Charmer - India
by Vintom
 
 

You will find a lot of snake charmers in the more touristy spots along with dancing monkeys and bears e.t.c.
Snake charming has been a part of India's folklore for as long as time itself, but the capturing of monkeys and bears is something I do not approve off.

Unique Suggestions: I don't know about you but I don't agree with capturing animals and making them perform for money.. The animals are treated badly and kept half starved to encourage them to perform. Don't encourage this kind of behaviour by giving money.

Fun Alternatives: If you like animals and want to give some money, then wht not make a donation to the World Wildlife Federation.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 12, 2003
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