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Robert Pattinson ‘Water for Elephants’ Trainer Decertified

Robert Pattinson’s 2011 movie “Water for Elephants” was all about the bond between humans and animals, until it was revealed that Tai, the movie’s elephant was beaten and electro-shocked to perform its tricks. Some three years later the company Have Trunk Will Travel announced today that it had dropped its accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Acquariums. In addition to Pattinson’s picture, which also starred Reese Witherspoon and Christolph Waltz, the company supplied elephants for Adam Sandler’s 2011 film “Zookeeper” and Britney Spears’ music video for “Circus.”...