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ACTION ALERT: Emaciated Elephants Still on the Road! PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: circus elephants, abused, starving liz, investigation cruelty )

- 2423 days ago -
PETA filed a complaint with UDSA about severely underweight elephants traveling with the Hanneford Family Circus, inspectors found that Liz, a 36-year-old Asian elephant, is so thin that her ribs, pelvis, and spine are protruding. Liz also has deformities
Water for Elephants Cruelty to Circus Animals Isn't Fiction - PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: circus elephants, expoitated, abused mistreated, history, suffering )

- 2466 days ago -
In Sara Gruen's bestselling novel, Water for Elephants, the performing animals in a Depression-era circus are subjected to cruel abuse. Eighty years and a new millennium later, there have been few big changes under the big top. In fact, the movie
ACTION ALERT: Urgent: Tell USDA To Act Immediately For Suffering Elephants In Two Circuses ! PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: circuses, reports, circus elephants, suffering, neglecged, arthritis, cruelty, usda, protection )

- 2466 days ago -
For years, the USDA has stood by and watched as elephants are literally worked to death in circuses: wasted away, crippled by arthritis and foot disease, or traumatized from abusive training and stress. An ongoing refusal to hold exhibitors responsible
ACTION ALERT: Undercover Investigation Reveals That Ringling Bros. Beats Elephants ! PLEASE SIGN ACTION !
Animals  (tags: elephants, circus elephants, ringling bros, exploitated, abused, tortured, cruelty investigation, elephants beaten )

- 2611 days ago -
In 2009, PETA went undercover at "the saddest show on Earth Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and captured Ringling workers on video as they beat and whipped elephants dozens of times in venues across the country.
Atlanta Could Shut Out Circus Cruelty With Ban on Bullhooks
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, circus elephants, abused, mistreated, atlanta ordianance, ban bullhooks )

- 2634 days ago -
Atlanta commissioners are about to vote on an ordinance that could set the stage for the end of circus cruelty across the country. Introduced by Commissioner Robert Pitts of Fulton County, Georgia, the ordinance calls for a ban on elephant bullhooks.
ACTION ALERT: Tell City Of Sacramento: Shame On You For Putting Circus Interests Over Elephant Welfare !
Animals  (tags: circus elephants, abused, tortured, city officials, sacramento )

- 2680 days ago -
The city of Sacramento recently passed an ordinance requiring, in part, that animals in traveling shows not be worked unless they are healthy and in good condition. Unfortunately the city is not upholding its own ordinance, and instead has allowed the
The PETA Files | Why I Put Down the Red Nose
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, sadness, Circus elephants )

- 2770 days ago -
A heartbreaking story from former Ringling clown André du Broc. Sharing the horrors he witnessed as a circus clown! I think this guys story would be a great aid in educating kids!
ACTION ALERT: Ask the USDA to Have a Heart for Elephants This Mother's Day!
Animals  (tags: mothers day, baby elephants, circus elephants, elephant abuse, torn from mothers, cruelty )

- 2825 days ago -
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' treatment of baby elephants is every mother's worst nightmare. Baby elephants are torn from their mothers when they are infants and are beaten into submission. But this Mother's Day, you can make a difference
ACTION ALERT: Shrine Circus Elephant Kills Trainer !!!
Animals  (tags: circus elephants, abused, mistreated, bullhooked, tragedy, dumbo, shrine circus )

- 2836 days ago -
Police say an elephant at a northeastern Pennsylvania circus startled and kicked its animal trainer, killing him. It happened at around 5 p.m. Friday at the Irem Shrine Circus in Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-behr-ee). The circus wasn't open at the time. Police
ACTION ALERT: Ask the USDA to Protect Elephants From Bullhooks!
Animals  (tags: elephants, abused, circus elephants, bullhooked, horrifc cruelty, protection, laws. legalisation )

- 2888 days ago -
On February 11, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confiscated a female African elephant named Twiggy from circus proprietor Julius von Uhl and transferred her to the Toledo Zoo. The USDA has repeatedly cited von Uhl for serious violations of the
ACTION ALERT: Queenie STILL Needs Help...
Animals  (tags: queenie, circus elephants, abused, mistreated, sanctuary, welfare )

- 2893 days ago -
For quite some time now In Defense of Animals has been following the lives of Tina, Jewel and Queenie, three Asian circus elephants who were part of the Shrine circus under the care of William Davenport.
ACTION ALERT: Help Save Krissy and Boo- Suffering Elephants!
Animals  (tags: krissy, boo, suffering, beaten chained, abused, UDSA, circus elephants, protection, animal advocates )

- 2927 days ago -
Beaten, chained, passed from one owner to the next: the sad lives of Boo and Krissy - the elephants the USDA left behind.
Help Save Krissy and Boo and Queenie!- VIDEO
Animals  (tags: circus elephants, abused, mistreated, chained, investigation, cruelty )

- 2927 days ago -
An ADI field officer first met Asian elephant Boo (who has also been known as Baby Ruth and Queenie) and African elephant Krissy/Chris (both names are used) in 2004; Boo was then 35 years old and Krissy about 20 years old.
Animals  (tags: benny, smuggled, unprotected, circus elephants, neglected, investigation )

- 2927 days ago -
ADI was alerted to the case of Benny, an elephant previously with Circus Vasquez, by the office of renowned TV presenter Bob Barker, a great friend of ADI. Benny has been languishing in a Mexican government facility, Zacango Zoo in Toluca, near Mexico
Tell The USDA They Must Enforce The Animal Welfare Act: Please Send This E-Mail For Elephants!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, Circus elephants )

- 2929 days ago -
Elephant advocates around the world were disappointed with a pre-New Year court decision that dismissed, on technical grounds, a federal lawsuit against Feld Entertainment/Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

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