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ACTION ALERT: Tell Hope, Maine To Shut Down Plan To Keep Solitary Elephant! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, rosie, loneliness, imprisonment, boredom, suffering, welfare )

- 1612 days ago -
The Planning Board for the town of Hope, Maine, will decide next week whether to approve the construction permit for a proposed "sanctuary" for just one elephant, Rosie, who would be obtained from a circus. IDA opposes the project for many reasons,
ACTION ALERT; Tell the Toronto Zoo to Let Toka, Iringa, and Thika Live Free! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, captured, imprisonment, sanctuary, welfare, freedom, freedom destroyed )

- 1669 days ago -
When Tara the elephant died at the Toronto Zoo, the remaining three elephants, Toka, Iringa, and Thika, surrounded her body and mourned their loss for hours. In the last four years, four elephants have died prematurely at the zoo, and Toka, Iringa, and
ACTION ALERT: Tell Illinois Zoo to Send Elephants to a Sanctuary, Not Another Zoo!
Animals  (tags: elephants, zoo elephants, prisons, suffering, protection, welfare, sanctuary )

- 2028 days ago -
The Niabi Zoo in Coal Valley, Illinois, is considering relocating Babe and Sophie, the two Asian elephants at the zoo, to another zoo--either permanently or until the zoo can expand the elephant exhibit. While the zoo's recognition of the current elephant
Jumbos Packed Off to the Wild
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, lucknow zoo, freedom, two elephants, wildlife park )

- 2035 days ago -
It was the last Sunday morning for Sumit and Jaimala here at Lucknow zoo. The pachyderms left for their new abode bidding goodbye to the city. While Sumit trumpeted loudly before he boarded the truck for his journey to Dudhwa National Park ,
Free Laxmi, the Elephant
Animals  (tags: intruder, enclosure, boredom, suffering, zoo elephants, killed, man, chianed, cruelty )

- 2064 days ago -
The killing of a man by an elephant at Byculla zoo last Sunday draws attention to the unbearable stress felt by large animals kept in close confinement. It also begs the question what influence it has on children when they see animals kept in cruel
'Zoo Enclosure Is Saddest Place on Earth for Elephant'
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, loneliness, teased, provoked, suffering, elephants )

- 2070 days ago -
Animal experts have stated that continuously teasing zoo animals, especially large animals like elephants, and trespassing into their territories are the main provocations that cause the animals to react, sometimes fatally
Groundhog Day Prediction May Spell More Misery for Elephants in Zoos
Animals  (tags: groundhog day, weather, freezing conditions, zoo elephants, welfare, misery, suffering )

- 2125 days ago -
When Punxsutawney Phil crawls out of his burrow, what he finds may determine whether elephants living in cold-climate zoos will suffer another six weeks of miserable confinement. IDA today released an unprecedented survey showing that scores of elephants
ACTION ALERT: Tell The Toronto Zoo to Stop Killing It's Elephants!!
Animals  (tags: toronto zoo, zoo elephants, captive, premature deaths, welfare, neglect )

- 2145 days ago -
Four elephants have died prematurely in less than four years at the Toronto Zoo in Ontario, Canada. "Elephants at the Toronto Zoo are dying at an unprecedented rate," said IDA captive elephant specialist Catherine Doyle. "The Toronto Zoo and the Board
ACTION ALERT: Save the Toronto Zoo Elephants!!!
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, toronto zoo, died in captivity, welfare, room, sanctuary )

- 2184 days ago -
Elephants are large very active animals. The active range for an elephant can be as much as 5000 square kilometers. Such accommodations can not be recreated in a captive setting. In the last 4 years,4 elephants have died in captivity at the Toronto
Animals  (tags: indian elephants, zoo elephants, freed, protection, wild elephants, freedom )

- 2188 days ago -
While the Western Zoos Dither, India Condemns Captivity in Zoos as Causing Unacceptable 'Trauma'. The Born Free Foundation joins the global animal welfare and conservation community in welcoming plans by the Government of India to end the keeping of
Tara Matriarch Elephant Dies at Toronto Zoo, Second To Die This Year
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, deaths, tara, matriarch, mourning, elephant house )

- 2188 days ago -
An elephant has died at the Toronto Zoo, the second to pass away this year. Tara, 41, was known as the matriarch of the pachyderms. She was found lying down and unable to stand early in the Elephant House on Monday morning. Tara died at 11am,
Group Says San Antonio Zoo Mistreats Lone Elephant
Animals  (tags: IDA, filed, complaint, zoo elephants, lucky, lonely, bored, imprisoned, small area, mistreatment, san antonio zoo )

- 2212 days ago -
A nonprofit animal-rights organization based in California filed a complaint last week with the U.S. Department of Agriculture against the San Antonio Zoo, claiming the zoo's treatment of its only elephant violates federal law. Lucky, The 49-year-old
Born Free - Sold Out
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, deaths, weather, colder climate, peta, protest, elephant welfare, activists )

- 2299 days ago -
In August 2003, 7 elephants captured in the wild in Swaziland were shipped to the San Diego Wild Animal Park, part of the San Diego Zoo. The three elephants in the San Diego Zoo at that time were shipped to the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago where all three
ACTION ALERT: IDA Files Grand Jury Complaint Against Los Angeles Zoo!!
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, abused, tina, queenie, ida, lawsuit, los angeles zoo )

- 2305 days ago -
On August 4, In Defense of Animals (IDA) filed a civil Grand Jury Complaint against the Los Angeles Zoo. We seek an investigation of the zoo for gross malfeasance and unethical behavior in its actions to secure approval of a $42 million elephant exhibit
Eagerly Anticipated Baby Elephant Accidentally Killed By Mother
Animals  (tags: tragedy, elephant mother, distraught, stepped on, died, sadness, zoo elephants )

- 2334 days ago -
A mother tries to help her newborn, but accidentally injures the two day old who dies within an hour. Our hearts would go out to any parent that had this experience. This is exactly what happened to a new parent at the Memphis Zoo.

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