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Elephant Therapy

Elephant therapy is an intervention based around the use of elephants and elephant sound.

Some people believe that elephant calls contain infra sound, which is a relaxation tone, and ultra sound, which can engender active emotions.

For exmaple, researchers in Thailand have reported improvements in children with autism in areas such as self-reliance and social reactions, after spending time with the elephants.

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