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PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE: Help Nosey! Urge the USDA Not to Renew Cruel Elephant Exhibitor's License !
Animals  (tags: nosey exploitated mistreated, sufering, circus elephant, cruelty, sanctuary, welfare )

- 1598 days ago -
The federal license allowing the infamous Hugo "Tommy" Liebel to exhibit the neglected elephant Nosey is set to expire on January 30, and Nosey needs your help now. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cited Liebel with hundreds of Animal
Anne's Agony: Battered, Kicked and Stabbed, the Desperate Plight of Britain's Last Circus Elephant
Animals  (tags: horrific cruelty, abused, video proof, outrage, circus elephant, annie )

- 2617 days ago -
With each repeated blow, the pitchfork makes a sickening thwack as it slams into Anne the elephant's hide. She flinches, at one point even appearing to lose her footing under the weight of a particularly savage strike.
Irem Shrine Circus Elephant Killed Trainer in Accident
Animals  (tags: circus elephant, tragedy, captive wild animals, stressed, cruelty, trainer )

- 2968 days ago -
A circus trainer was killed by an elephant at the Irem Shrine Circus in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 9. The elephant kicked the circus trainer at around 5 p.m. because it was somehow startled, reported Wilkes-Barre police. The elephant trainer was thrown
ACTION ALERT: Free Saigon, Australia's Last Circus Elephant!!
Animals  (tags: saigon, australia, circus elephant, suffering, retirement, freedom, welfare )

- 3010 days ago -
Saigon is Australia's last circus elephant. At 55 years of age, she is now too old to perform. Yet she is still trucked from town to town with Perry Bros Circus, spending months on end in a barren enclosure out the back of a truck, surrounded by an
ACTION ALERT: Queenie Left Behind in Deplorable Conditions. She Needs Our Help Now!
Animals  (tags: queenie, circus elephant, abused, deplorable conditions, suffeing, isolation, loneliness )

- 3086 days ago -
Tina, Jewel and Queenie are three wild-caught Asian elephants who endured a lifetime of ill-treatment at the hands of the circus industry. For decades the sad lives of these elephants never changed: Day after day, town after town, they were crammed in
ACTION ALERT: Save Baby Elephant Val From Tim Frisco!!!
Animals  (tags: baby elephant val, abused, circus elephant, tim frisco, elephant abuser, bullhooks, beating, s )

- 3097 days ago -
I have recently discovered a baby elephant by the name of Val. Through the In Defense of Animals Organization. I received an email that informed me she would be in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Carson and Barnes Circus on December , 2009. It will be at the
Jumbo the Elephant Finally Free
Animals  (tags: jumbo, new zealand, circus elephant, retirement, donations, campaign, elephant sanctuary )

- 3107 days ago -
The retirement of circus elephant Jumbo is being hailed as a victory by animal rights group Save Animals From Exploitation (Safe). Jumbo, New Zealand's only African elephant, spent 28 years with the Weber Bros Circus before a decision last week to put
Row Over 55-Year-Old Elephant at Blackburn Circus
Animals  (tags: 55 year old elephant, anne, circus elephant, sanctuary, objection, mistreated, retirement )

- 3188 days ago -
A ROW has broken out over one of the last remaining animal circuses which is coming to Blackburn next week. Campaign group 'Captive Animals' Protection Society' (CAPS) wants the public to boycott the Bobby Roberts Circus, claiming it features an
Misleading Elephant Welfare Campaign Was 'Justified'
Animals  (tags: elephant exploitation, circus elephant, new zealand, animal organistaion, freedom, sanctuary )

- 3214 days ago -
An animal welfare organisation is unrepentant for its advertising campaign aimed at getting Jumbo the elephant out of the circus, which the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) deemed misleading. "We feel absolutely justified in what we did and
Lawsuit Accuses Ringling Bros. of Abusing Elephants- VIDEO
Animals  (tags: ringling, lawsuit, mistreatement, circus elephant, bullhooked, abused, animal welfare, protection )

- 3262 days ago -
In the circus, you see gentle giants donning funny outfits and performing tricks on tiny tubs. It's anything but an elephant's natural environment. "Should the elephants get out there and perform these tricks every day for the public so you
RSPCA Rage As Elephants Return To UK Circus
Animals  (tags: RSPCA, circus elephant, imprisoned, abused, outrage, animal activists, animal welfare )

- 3373 days ago -
Three elephants called Sonja, Delhi and Vana Mana have made their debut at the Newark Showground in Nottingham. The decision to include the giant mammals as part of the Great British Circus Act has outraged animal rights activists. Head of the RSPCA
Ringling Bros. Circus Goes on Trial for Alleged Elephant Abuse
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, humans, circus elephant )

- 3395 days ago -
After more than eight years of litigation, the case brought by animal activists against the Ringling Bros. circus, alleging routine mistreatment of the circus' Asian elephants, goes to trial today in U.S. District Court.
The Odd, Remarkable, Yet True Story of Jumbo the Circus Elephant
Animals  (tags: jumbo, circus elephant, mistreated, sadness, tragedy, elephants, history )

- 3706 days ago -
The story begins in 1862, when a European adventurer noticed a scrawny baby elephant who had been ripped from his mother for export to Europe. There, crowds were flocking to zoos and it was hoped that an African elephant - not seen in Europe since the
Killer Ex-Circus Elephant Finds Zoo Home
Animals  (tags: circus elephant, arna, new permanent home, taronga zoo, wild elephants )

- 3745 days ago -
A FORMER circus elephant that killed her handler has found a permanent home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. After undergoing health and behavioural assessments at the Dubbo zoo, Arna, who crushed her handler, 57-year-old Ray Williams, in December last
Man Dies After Being Crushed By Circus Elephant
Animals  (tags: animals, elephant, man crushed, nsw, yamba, circus elephant, australia )

- 3802 days ago -
A PERSON has died after being crushed by a circus elephant at Yamba on the NSW north coast, police say. The Stardust Circus, with elephants Arna and Gigi among the star attractions, was due to begin its Yamba performances at 7pm (AEDT) tomorrow.

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