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Animals  (tags: Circus elephants, abuse animals, captive elephants )

- 1322 days ago -
We live in the 21st century and animals rights should be one of the priorities of any government. Animals should not be use for entertaining or in any other way were they are mistreated, abuse and deprive of their freedom.
The Weight of Tradition
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, abused, mistreated, breakdowns, revenge, attacks, wild animals, freedom )

- 3039 days ago -
As the drumbeats reach a crescendo in temples across Kerala, with the festive season coming into its own, tragic tales of elephants goring their mahouts to death are casting a shadow on the revelries. There have always been stray incidents of the odd
Activists Decry Expanded Elephant Displays
Animals  (tags: animal activists, elephants, zoo elephant, exhibits, populations, captive elephants, wild animals, freedom )

- 3311 days ago -
Seven lumbering elephants -- four of them newcomers -- are the star attractions in the San Diego Zoo's biggest, most costly expansion in its 90-plus years. But such multimillion dollar displays like the city's $45 million Elephant Odyssey are prompting
Elephant at Aranmula Temple Dies, People Allege Cruelty
Animals  (tags: temple elephants, animal cruelty, captive elephants, investigation, humans, mahouts )

- 3442 days ago -
Aranmula Mohanan, a 47-year-old elephant of the Sree Parathasarathy Temple at Aranmula, died in the elephant shed of the Travancore Devaswom Board at Tharayilmukku, near the temple, on Sunday. Local people allege that cruelty at the hands of the mahout
AVMA Passes New Policy to Encourage Humane Treatment of Captive Elephants, Appropriate Use of Training Tools
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, imprisoned, AVMA, rules, regulations humane treatment, ban bullhooks )

- 3723 days ago -
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) issued a new policy offering guidance on the humane treatment and handling of elephants by veterinarians and handlers. Elephant handlers and veterinarians generally use two tools in handling and training
The Case for Freeing Captive Elephants
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, wild animals, imprisoned, depressed, loneliness, suffering, freedom, sanctuary )

- 3726 days ago -
Consider the life of an elephant on the plains of Africa. She lives in a family group that may include her mother, sisters, and aunts and their children as well as other, unrelated females and pre-adolescent males. With this group she wanders for miles
Mismanagement Turns Captive Elephants Violent
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, abused, proper care, violent outbreaks, imprisoned, frustation, loneliness, wild animals, mismanagement )

- 3729 days ago -
Lack of proper care and management of captive elephants in India could lead to more violent incidents by berserk pachyderms that cause human casualties, experts said Saturday. "It is purely to wrong management of the elephants and the use of unskilled
An Advocate for Captive Elephants
Animals  (tags: animal advocates, wild animals, protection, welfare, captive elephants, freedom, fighting for their rights, welfare )

- 3776 days ago -
Suzanne Roy has a passion for protecting animals. In her home office, one of Roy's five cats, one she bottle-fed as a kitten, lazes in a sun patch. The dog wanders in for a back scratch. But some of Roy's animal friends are not so furry and definitely
'Dont Send Elephant to Manila'
Animals  (tags: elephants, animal right groups, manila zoo, wild animals imprisoned, neglected, abused, starved, captive elephants, abuse )

- 3788 days ago -
An animal rights group appealed to Tanzania on Thursday to stop the transfer of elephants and giraffes to a zoo in the Philippines in exchange for crocodiles. "You are probably unaware that the animals at the Manila Zoo are housed in cramped, barren
IDA Protests Tragic Death of Baby Elephant at San Diego Zoo
Animals  (tags: baby elephant, coliation, captive elephants, imprisoned, protests, capture of wild elephants, zoos, cruelty )

- 3804 days ago -
Following last week's death of a female infant elephant at the San Diego Wild Animal Park, the Save Wild Elephants Coalition (of which IDA is a member) renewed their call for an end to the captive breeding and capture of elephants from the wild for
Elephants Protest Against Overwork
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, forced to work, elephants welfare, overworked )

- 3998 days ago -
Juhi and Anarkali dislike being overworked. They also loathe going out in the noon or in the afternoon. Faced with the recalcitrance, the bosses of these two female elephants are feeling helpless. Any remonstrance meets with a resounding shriek and
Animal Rights Group Wants Abused Elephants to Go to Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: abused elephants, six flags elephants, captive elephants, elephant welfare, sanctuary )

- 4004 days ago -
A day before the city's sale of Discovery Kingdom to Six Flags, animal rights advocates will try to convince city officials not to sell four elephants they allege have suffered inhumane treatment at the theme park. Because terms of the sale agreement
Captive Elephants Pushed Over the Edge-Kill 8 People
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, wild animals, wildlife, people, elephants )

- 4005 days ago -
Two captive elephants were killed after the animals went on a rampage, killing eight villagers and wounding nine along the Assam-Mizoram border, officials said yesterday. A Mizoram government official said the two pachyderms were killed on Wednesday
Stop Elephant Suffering at St. Louis Zoo
Animals  (tags: captive elephants, zoo elephants, prisons, elephant abuse, elephant suffering, elephant prisons, elephants, freedom, cruelty, protection )

- 4017 days ago -
Elephants at the St. Louis Zoo are needlessly suffering and dying prematurely. The Zoo does not provide the space, climate or natural conditions that elephants need, nor do they have room to expand. Please "take action" and write to Mayor Francis Slay
Cruel Elephant Training Barred - Victory for the SPCA
Animals  (tags: Captive Elephants, elephant cruelty, banning elephant training, victory, elephants, welfare )

- 4027 days ago -
IN what has been described as the "first real breakthrough for animal welfare in South Africa", the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has obtained a court order preventing an upmarket private Eastern Cape game reserve from training

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