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Celebrities Join International Plea for Release of Kidnapped, Shackled and Abused Baby Elephant in Indian Temple

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, suffering, cruelty, celebrities )

- 2081 days ago -
Sunder the baby elephant has spent much of his miserable life chained with metal spikes in a dark shed unable to take a step in any direction to escape the abuse his handler regularly inflicted on the lonely animal.

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Azaima A (207)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 3:05 pm
hope the elephant can live free

Barb K (1687)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 3:32 pm
God, please set poor baby Sunder free. He's been yanked away from his Mom to be tortured and forced to wear shackles. I know you love Sunder so please send him to a sanctuary where he can roam free. In Jesus' Name, amen.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 7:06 pm
already signed, noted

Marie W (67)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 9:50 pm
Holy temple may ass!

Sam E M (0)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 1:11 am
You expect better treatment in a temple.
This elephant is said to represent the Hindu god Ganesha, so beating him equates to beating one of their gods!?!
So much suffering inflicted on this poor innocent elephant, why don't the Indian authorities act to stop it?
Saving Sunder is a priority, but what's to stop the temple replacing him with another baby elephant and submitting it to the same treatment? They need a law to put an end to this vile practice once and for all.

Danuta W (1248)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 3:30 am

Cheryl B (64)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 4:44 am
horrible to treat an animal like this

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 7:55 am
Noted, thanks.

. (0)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 10:04 am
And the elephant is supposed to be revered in India?

Christeen A (370)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 11:34 am
Please set him free. This is a terrible form of abuse. Thanks Sir Paul for all your help.

Julie E (405)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:39 pm
So many stories about elephants lately. So sad.
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