Video: Elephant bullied by handler at same park where British tourist Gareth Crowe was killed just a week later

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This shocking footage shows an elephant being SPEARED by a handler at the same Thai park where a British tourist was killed - taken just a week before his death.

Gareth Crowe, 36, was trekking with the elephant alongside Eilidh Hughes, 16, with a local guide on the tropical island of Ko Samui when it fatally gorged him on Monday. Witnesses said just before the attack the elephant - known as Golf - was upset and refused to follow the instructions of the mahout who hit him several times with a hook. Yesterday (Tues) footage emerged of a guide spearing and poking a docile and calm elephant with the hook at the same park just seven days earlier.