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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Elephants From Train Accidents in India
Animals  (tags: elephants, elephants abused, killing, killed, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 1611 days ago -
This week, a passenger train in eastern India plowed into a herd of elephants. Seven of the animals were killed, including two babies, and at least ten others were seriously injured
ACTION ALERT: Tell Santa Ana Zoo and Mayor! No More Elephant Rides Ever! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: santa ana, mayor, authorites, elephants abused, mistreated, bullhooked, banning elephant rides, elephant welfare )

- 2503 days ago -
IDA is calling on the Santa Ana Zoo to permanently stop offering elephant rides, following release of a video apparently showing Have Trunk Will Travel's owner and trainers using electric shock devices and hitting elephants with steel bullhooks during
ACTION ALERT: Boycott Water for Elephants! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: water for elephants, circuses, elephants abused, mistreated, promotion )

- 2543 days ago -
With a star-studded cast (Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon) and rave reviews, Water for Elephants is tipped to be one of the biggest films of 2011. The film charts the tale of a young vet who, by chance, finds himself working for one of the most
Urgent: Tell USDA To Act Immediately For Suffering Elephants In Two Circuses
Animals  (tags: elephants abused, elephants, protection, ethics, suffering )

- 2589 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.
ACTION ALERT: Urge Doumak to Ditch Ringling Sponsorship ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: ringling bros, doumak, animal abusers, elephants abused, exploitated, savagely beaten )

- 2762 days ago -
For years, Doumak, Inc. has been peddling its products at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performances. Despite learning about Ringling's routine abuse of animals, Doumak refuses to end its relationship with the circus.
More Abuse: Elephant Runs Amok at Ringling Bros. Circus in SC
Animals  (tags: frightened elephant, runs amok, ringling bros, animal abusers, bullhooks, elephants abused )

- 2995 days ago -
An apparently agitated elephant reportedly charged into the arena during Ringling's afternoon pre-show in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday. The frightened elephant may have been trying to escape from the bullhook abuse that commonly takes place backs
Circus Elephants Lose in Court
Animals  (tags: lawsuit, judge, ruling, elephants abused, lawsuit dropped, court documents, elephant abusers, cruelty )

- 3031 days ago -
The judge ruled that Tom Rider, the former animal trainer, didn't prove that his attachment to the animals was strong enough to qualify him to bring a case on their behalf. In arguing that the elephants weren't abused, the circus attorneys insisted that
Lucky the Elephant
Animals  (tags: elephants abused )

- 3056 days ago -
She's a big girl, weighing in at more than 7,000 pounds and standing around 8 feet tall. "Delicate" is not the first word that comes to mind upon meeting her. "Magnificent," "striking," and yes, "jumbo," seem fitting. Yet the welfare, health, and environm
Students, Wildlife Activists Spread Awareness Against Cruelty to Elephants
Animals  (tags: students, street elephants, mahouts, animal activists, in memoriam, tourists, elephants abused, exploitated )

- 3157 days ago -
Jaipur, Aug 30(ANI): Hundreds of school students, animal lovers and wildlife enthusiasts came together on Sunday to stage a mass rally through the streets of Jaipur to highlight the cruel treatment meted out to elephants by their owners and mahouts.
Uk: More Cruelty at Circus Exposed, and Still the Uk Government After Promises Made Years Ago, Does Not Have the Backbone to Act
Animals  (tags: animal defenders investigation, uk circus, elephants abused, tortured, beaten, evidence, videotaped )

- 3168 days ago -
The results of an undercover investigation by ADI shows the animals being hit in the face, being kept chained and barely able to move for up to 11 hours a day, and displaying disturbed, abnormal behaviour. The circus, which has been touring the UK
Animals  (tags: documentation, european circuses, great british circus, elephants abused, videotapoed )

- 3171 days ago -
SHOCKING images of circus elephants being beaten sparked fresh calls yesterday for a ban on wild animals in the Big Top. An undercover video shot by Animal Defenders International shows three elephants crying out after being hit on the head with a
Three Desperate Elephants in Loves Park, IL - HELP!!
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, ethics, protection, sadness, suffering, wildlife, elephants abused )

- 3240 days ago -
They were trucked over 1,000 miles from their home base in Leggett, Texas. After spending at least 20 hours locked and crammed into a trailer meant for two elephants, the three elephants were unloaded to reveal their shockingly debilitated condition.
Elephant Cruelty: Your Government Inaction
Animals  (tags: ringling bro circus, elephants abused, tortured, beaten, bullhooks, barbaric cruelty )

- 3442 days ago -
It seems that some circus industry folks--including Feld Entertainment, Ringling's parent company--have donated more than $40,000 to certain Chicago aldermen and their respective ward organizations in an apparent attempt to derail efforts to pass an ordina
Condemn the "Greatest Show on Earth" - PETITION
Animals  (tags: ringling bros circus, animal torturers, abusers, elephants abused, bullhooked, tortured, tormented, imprisoned, cruelty )

- 3668 days ago -
An upcoming TV series, "Greatest Show on Earth", promises a "behind-the-scenes" look at the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. But the real story is that Circus staff regularly abuse and torment performing elephants with bull hooks,
Tell Philly Zoo Director Dewan: Scrap Plans to Breed Elephants, Send Them To Sanctuary Instead!
Animals  (tags: Philly zoo, breeding elephants, elephants abused, imprisoned, cruelty, advocates, protests )

- 3698 days ago -
Last week, the Philadelphia Inquirer published an excellent Op-Ed by attorney and elephant advocate Marianne Bessey highlighting the absurdity of claims that breeding elephants in zoos is essential to conservation, especially in light of South Africa's

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