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URGENT! SIGN! Government of India: Ban Temple Elephants!
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Abuse, Animal Cruelty, Elephants, Elephant Cruelty, Elephants in India, Elephants in Indian Temples, Ban Elephants in Indian Temples, ACTION! )

- 1616 days ago -
India's shame is holding living elephants at temples. They place elephants in barbed shackles & chains so they can't move. Temple elders allow severe torture, beatings & starvation by handlers. These abused animals suffer undue torture & abuse. ACTION!
URGENT! SIGN! Petition | Help Baby Elephants of Tourist Destinations Have Brighter Futures!| Change.Org
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Elephants, Elephant Cruelty, Elephants in Thailand, Breaking the Spirit of Baby Elephants in, Stop Elephant Abuse in Thailand, ACTION! )

- 1664 days ago -
Baby elephants are taken from their mothers & placed in a small, wooden pen. To get them securely in the pen, they are beaten with bamboo, sticks with nails attached to the tip & bull hooks. Then they are starved & deprived of sleep until mentally broken.
Circus Elephant Animal-Cruelty Suit to Continue
Animals  (tags: circus elephants, elephant cruelty, animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 3926 days ago -
After seven years of legal wrangling, a federal judge rejected efforts Thursday by the nation's foremost circus, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, to derail a lawsuit alleging cruel treatment of its elephants.
Alaska's Lone Elephant Might Not Be Moved Until Next Year
Animals  (tags: maggie, imprisoned zoo elephant, delaying her move, suffering, elephant cruelty, suffering, prison, abuse )

- 3940 days ago -
A top contender to become the new home for Alaska's lone elephant has recommended the move wait until next May or June so she can be prepared mentally for the move, the Alaska Zoo Board's president said Thursday. Dick Thwaites said representatives from
It's Dry Season and Elephants Are Desperately Seeking Water - But Poachers Lie in Wait
Animals  (tags: elephants, survival, water, poaching, animal cruelty, wildlife, slaughter, elephant cruelty, killing )

- 3966 days ago -
Searching for water, the herd of elephants sweeps across the bush in central Africa. It is the dry season and they are desperately in need of water and food. At this time of year they move in groups up to 800 strong, making a magnificent sight from
Cruel Elephant Training Barred - Victory for the SPCA
Animals  (tags: Captive Elephants, elephant cruelty, banning elephant training, victory, elephants, welfare )

- 3974 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
Animals  (tags: Elephant Abuse, Elephant Cruelty, Six Flags, protest, animal rights, animal cruelty, elephants, protection )

- 3975 days ago -
Animal rights group In Defense of Animals filed a complaint last week with the U.S. Department of Agriculture asking them to investigate alleged mistreatment of seven elephants at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo. The complaint, which was
Urge Alaska Zoo Board of Directors to Send Elephant to a Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Elephant Cruelty, Maggie, Prison, rescue )

- 4011 days ago -
The Alaska Zoo Board of Directors may decide as soon as next week what to do about Maggie, a lone elephant who has recently been found -- twice -- prone and unable to stand back up on her own. After these incidents, IDA released a 2004 Alaska Zoo Board
Group Protests Keeping Maggie in Alaska
Animals  (tags: Maggie, zoo elephants, elephant cruelty, elephant welfare )

- 4021 days ago -
There is renewed concern about the condition of Maggie, the Alaska Zoo's elephant, after two incidents last week where Maggie laid down and needed help to get back up. Today a group of Anchorage residents took that concern to the streets. The zoo says
Animals  (tags: Maggie, zoo elephants, elephant cruelty, cruelty )

- 4024 days ago -
Alaska's only elephant had to be hoisted to her feet for the second time in a week, renewing concerns about the health of the 7,500-pound animal. Maggie was down for six or seven hours before she was lifted upright Wednesday in her enclosure at the
Animals Are Not Ours for Entertainment
Animals  (tags: cruel animal circuses, elephant cruelty, bullhooks )

- 4049 days ago -
Behind the scenes, elephant trainer Tim Frisco instructs would-be trainers how to dominate elephants and make them perform circus tricks. "Sink that hook into 'em. When you hear that screaming, then you know you got their attention." An elephant trumpets

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