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PETITION: The 22nd District Agricultural Association Board of Directors: BAN Elephant Rides at the San Diego County Fair!
Animals  (tags: elephants, abused, mistreated, elephant rides, cruelty, san diego county fair )

- 2200 days ago -
Organizers of the San Diego County Fair have repeatedly allowed elephant rides provided by the company Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT), despite video evidence that the company abuses elephants.
ACTION ALERT: Tell the San Diego County Fair to Suspend Cruel Elephant Rides! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: elephants, bullhooked, beaten, abused, san diego, elephant rides, cruelty )

- 2345 days ago -
The behind-the-scenes beatings continue throughout the elephants' lives and leave the elephants fearful and intimidated, allowing handlers to maintain control over them. When leading elephants used for rides, HTWT handlers are never without bullhooks
Stop Elephant Rides In Sri Lanka - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, elephant rides, abuse, suffering, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2486 days ago -
Orphaned elephants are subjected to horrendous "indoctrination" in which they are tied up or chained in a pen where they are unable to move. They are then systematically tortured over days and even weeks, often without food or water
ACTION ALERT: End Elephant Rides for the Safety of Elephants AND Humans ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: elephants, abused mistreated, exploitated, safety, humans, elephant rides, southwick zoo )

- 2539 days ago -
Tell the Southwick's Zoo and Flea World to end the practice of using elephants for shows and rides because it is inhumane for the elephants and unsafe for the public.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Elephant Rides at the Santa Ana Zoo ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: elephant rides, elephant exploitated, abuse, santa ana zoo, elephant welfare )

- 2549 days ago -
The Santa Ana Zoo in Southern California is only one of two accredited U.S. zoos that continue to offer elephant rides. Zoo Director Kent Yamaguchi refuses to stop them, saying he sees no evidence indicating that the elephants (which are rented by the
ACTION ALERT: Elephant Rides? Tell Kentucky That's a Big, Bad Idea ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !!
Animals  (tags: kentucky state, elephant, exploitated, elephant rides, ban, laws, . legalisation )

- 2575 days ago -
Elephant Rides? Tell Kentucky That's a Big, Bad Idea After successfully banning elephant rides from state and county fairs, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is considering bringing them back. This would not only be detrimental to
Urgent! Keep The Ban On Elephant Rides In Kentucky ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephant rides, environment, protection, suffering )

- 2575 days ago -
Five years ago elephant rides were banned from circuses and fairs in Kentucky, but now the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is considering bringing them back. We need your help to stop this huge step backward for animal welfare and public safety
Victory! Elephant Rides Banned!
Animals  (tags: nosey, elephant rides, banned, victory, peta, elephants, captived, suffering, abused, legislation )

- 3162 days ago -
After finding out that Renninger's Farmers and Flea Market in Mount Dora, Florida, was offering rides on a female African elephant named Nosey, we immediately contacted the manager and alerted him to the dangers that elephant rides pose to both elephants

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