Sanctuary owner shows inside of elephant’s mouth

The owner of Mason Elephant Park and Lodge in Ubud, Bali, demonstrates how it’s ‘impossible’ for an elephant to bite someone with its teeth. Source: Nigel Mason

Video transcript

- We look up here, and where are the elephant's teeth? Anybody see the teeth? Way, way back inside there. This is the tongue, very, very soft, yeah? So impossible for the elephant to bite you. Its teeth are out of reach completely. Well, well at the back of the throat there.