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Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher Away
- 373 days ago - change.org
As a result of inadequate facilities, abusive management practices, longstanding intentional neglect, and breeding practices in callous disregard for elephants' welfare, the elephants Bamboo, Watoto, and Chai at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo suffer from



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Nyack Clancy (433)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:44 am
signed- thanks



Petitioning Seattle City Officials

Help Stop Elephant Abuse at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo!
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:49 am

Signed - Help Stop Elephant Abuse at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo!
Thanks Cher
 

Mary T. (291)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:51 am
Signed with 14,500 supporters 500 NEEDED - thank you Cher
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:54 am
S+S-thx
 

Barbara D. (95)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:05 am
NS&S. Signedwith 14,502 supporters 498 NEEDED
 

Christeen Anderson (470)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:12 am
S&N
 

Shelli S. (319)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:25 am
Signed already-noted
 

jeanne schreurs (203)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:32 am
Thank you for signing the petition "Help Stop Elephant Abuse at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo!"
 

Mandi T. (424)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:41 am
A/S
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:44 am
Signed
with 14,505 supporters
495 NEEDED
Signed & Noted & Thank you Cher.
 

Ana R (220)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 10:40 am
Signed with 14,505 supporters
495 NEEDED
noted with hope
Thank you, Cher.
 

Ana R (220)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 10:42 am
Signed with 14,505 supporters
495 NEEDED
noted with hope
Thank you, Cher.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:06 am
gladly signed
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:07 am
signed
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:56 am
Signed.
 

caroline s. (79)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:02 pm
Signed }:-(
 

Carol Bischoff (376)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:21 pm
noted and signed
 

Jeaneen A. (125)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:25 pm
signed
 

Stardust Noel (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:29 pm
Signed & passed.
 

Stardust Noel (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:30 pm
Signed & passed.
 

Stardust Noel (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:32 pm
Signed & passed
 

Stardust Noel (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:33 pm
Signed & passed
 

A F. (130)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:33 pm
Signed, thanks!
 

Karen B. (8)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:33 pm
S&S.!
 

A F. (130)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:34 pm
signed, thanks!
 

Stardust Noel (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:38 pm
Sorry about my duplicate posts, having computer problems, & it said my signature didn't go through.
 

Joe R. (189)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:45 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:52 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

Carol D. (109)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:00 pm
Please stop this awful cruelty to the elephants in Seattle s Woodland Park zoo Why has this abuse and neglect been allowed to go on for so long This zoo should be shut down

signed & Noted thanks
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:01 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Rehana VN (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:03 pm
Help stop elephant & other animal being abused.DO NOT support zoos.All zoos must be shut down. Capturing & showing these animals eventually leads to neglect & abuse. Damned humans.
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:10 pm
Thanks Cher.
 

norma laborie (32)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:25 pm
signed
 

Ruth L. (296)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:38 pm
Signed/noted. Thanks Cher
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:45 pm
Signed & noted
 

Lona Goudswaard (68)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:27 pm
S&N
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:33 pm
Signed
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:40 pm
S&N
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (49)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:42 pm
S&N
 

Cyrille D. (116)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 3:01 pm
N&S ! Thank you, Cher !
 

Thomas P. (468)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 3:12 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Cal Mendelsohn (983)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 3:23 pm
signed and noted=-thanks Cher
 

AniMae Chi (402)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 4:29 pm
Thanks for signing
"Help Stop Elephant Abuse at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo!"
Signed
with 14,623 supporters
377 NEEDED
 

AniMae Chi (402)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 4:30 pm
Thanks for signing
"Help Stop Elephant Abuse at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo!"
Signed
with 14,623 supporters
377 NEEDED
 

lori c. (29)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:01 pm
gladly signed
 

GGmaSheila D. (164)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:11 pm
Signed, noted and commented - Abuse of any kind should matter to everybody. We wonder why so-called tame animals go on rampages. Consider what you'd do if you were prodded, yelled at, poked and hurt every day...you'd rebel too. Please stop this abuse before it goes too far. Thank you.
 

Pat B. (354)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:17 pm
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Jeanne Rogers (711)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:27 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Dori C. (17)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:50 pm
signed.
 

Maria Spizzirri (128)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:20 pm
SIGNED & NOTED... :)
 

Fran away F. (111)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:42 pm
Signed and noted, thanks, Cher.
 

Fran away F. (111)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:43 pm
Noted and previously signed.
 

Fran away F. (111)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:43 pm
Noted and previously signed.
 

Fran away F. (111)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:44 pm
Noted and previously signed.
 

Sheila D. (25)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:42 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher.
 

Rehana VN (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:35 pm
People/ tourists who support elephant rides including any other animal that has been "trained", please do not support these as it encourages the capture & abuse of these animals. Lets promulgate a culture of non tolerance & hopefully get these morons out of business.
 

Diane L. (110)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 10:07 pm
re-posting an old "topic" and no date on the petition. The "facts" as stated are mis-represented and unfactual. Chai's daughter did not die because of mis-management. She died of a virus found in Asian elephants frequently. The WPZ has no elephant rides, so bringing that up is totally irrelevant.
 

Marie W. (65)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:04 pm
S&N
 

Sherri G. (111)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:12 pm
Seattle I love your city and I know very intelligent people who live there. SO STOP the cruelty at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo and protect the elephants who are being abused NOW. SIGNED & NOTED TY Cher
 

Sherri G. (111)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:14 pm
Seattle I love your city and I know very intelligent people who live there. SO STOP the cruelty at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo and protect the elephants who are being abused NOW. SIGNED & NOTED TY Cher
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 11:15 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Aileen P. (32)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:28 am
Noted and signed.
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:53 am
done
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:02 am
Noted and signed.
 

Jan Simon (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:05 am
signed
 

Jan Simon (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:05 am
signed
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:32 am
signed, thnx.
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:42 am
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:56 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:56 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:56 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

Cinzia Palamara (64)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:06 am
Signed & shared. Thanks Cher
 

Liam Dodd (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:21 am
signed
 

Judith Abel (158)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:33 am
signed
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:39 am
done
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:28 am
noted
 

Carol J. (15)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:01 am
Noted & signed. Hate Zoos.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:09 am
S+N
 

Kerstin Strobl (340)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:43 am
signed, thank you Cher
 

Al C. (7)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 6:18 am
Thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 6:35 am
Signed
with 14,768 supporters
232 NEEDED
 

. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 7:12 am
Previously signed. Thanks for sharing, Cher. Elephants should be respected and treated kindly rather than being abused.
 

Liz Gillard (108)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 7:53 am
Noted and signed with this comment ~ Shameful the way these beautiful majestic elephants are being treated,i thought the world was trying to save our precious elephants from poaching for their ivory and yet the elephants we have are exploited for money and kept in appalling conditions and we are abusing them!!!!! Disgusting and unacceptable.We must treasure ALL our wildlife.Please find it in your hearts to do the right thing and send them to a sanctuary to be free instead of captivity!!!!! As usual its all about money never mind how these poor elephants are feeling,so cruel,the world is watching you.Thank you Cher.Liz XX
 

Jennifer Hebert (8)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:12 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Debbie W. (115)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:36 am
Noted/Signed
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:40 am
Signed
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 9:07 am
S&N, ty Cher
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 9:52 am
petycja podpisana
 

Shawna S. (43)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 10:38 am
noted and signed...thanks :")
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:05 am
Signed.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:27 am
N & S. Thanks
 

Dianne D. (457)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:30 am
signed
 

Dianne D. (457)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:31 am
signed
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:23 pm
signed and shared. ty
 

samantha l (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:28 pm
Already signed!
 

S J. (116)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:42 pm
Done, thanks Cher.
 

Valerie H. (134)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:12 pm
Thank you - previously signed
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:15 pm
Done!
 

Gabriela Baldaia (96)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:19 pm
Signed and noted.
Thank you.
 

Joanne A. (40)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:20 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Pogle S. (88)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:21 pm
S&N
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:31 pm
S&N
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:48 pm
Noted and signed. TY
 

Marliese B. (63)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:09 pm
Noted and signed
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:16 pm
Thank you.
 

Inge Bjorkman (137)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:16 pm
Signed
 

Carlene V. (203)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:18 pm
Action taken, shame on them.
 

Mike H. (220)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:23 pm
Signed and noted
 

Elisa F. (234)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:43 pm
Signed and Noted. Thanks Cher :)
 

Marlene Dinkins (231)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:31 pm
noted signed
 

Birgitta S. (230)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:48 pm
Thank you for this, Cher.
N+ S; 139 needed
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 6:45 pm
134 more sigs needed
 

janet f. (29)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 6:47 pm
signed
 

Noelle Leaf (6)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 7:50 pm
Signed!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:01 pm
Signed !
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:03 pm
Already signed !
 

Esther Z. (101)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 9:48 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Maria Cristina A. (119)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 10:50 pm
still 127 needed to help end this tragedy.
 

Diane L. (110)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:19 pm
Instead of blindly following an old, OLD article which has been re-posted, and one full of misinformation, which is based solely on opinions of A/R groups which don't want elephants to be kept in captivity ANYWHERE, why not do your own homework and get the actual facts?

A task force was appointed in April to determine the future of the elephant exhibit at WPZ, and no decision has been made yet. Here's just one link....................if you read the facts, you will see that what is stated in the article above is very, VERY misleading. Chai's daughter did NOT die of neglect or abuse, and the other adult elephants are getting very elderly. Their exhibit isn't ideal, but then nothing except the wild savannahs or jungles would be.

http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/task-force-takes-controversy-woodland-park-zoo-ele/nXQr4/
 

Dimitris Dallis (2)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:48 pm
Signed Cher.
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Friday August 23, 2013, 1:07 am
signed with total disgust of this inhumane treatment
 

Silvia Saletti (26)
Friday August 23, 2013, 3:34 am
..absolutely signed!!!!
 

Tom Tree (255)
Friday August 23, 2013, 5:48 am


Signed, Noted & Shared !
No animal abuse is acceptable !!
Thank you for Sharing this....
 

Alison A. (233)
Friday August 23, 2013, 6:07 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Mari 's (1365)
Friday August 23, 2013, 7:03 am
S&N All this abuse is just heartbreaking!!
 

Nicola Lester (23)
Friday August 23, 2013, 8:14 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher
 

Petra M. (254)
Friday August 23, 2013, 10:55 am
Noted & Signed;thank you Cher!
 

Graca T. (46)
Friday August 23, 2013, 1:59 pm
Signed, Shared & Noted. Thanks
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday August 23, 2013, 2:53 pm
Signed
 

Antonio Caprari (31)
Friday August 23, 2013, 3:28 pm
Signed
 

Michael Holland (9)
Friday August 23, 2013, 4:45 pm
Noted and signed
 

Marianne B. (113)
Friday August 23, 2013, 7:19 pm
S & N
 

Alex Keir (1)
Friday August 23, 2013, 8:50 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Alex Keir (1)
Friday August 23, 2013, 8:52 pm
Gladly signed and noted...
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday August 23, 2013, 10:47 pm
The Elephants in Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo should be moved to a sanctuary to put a end to their suffering.
 

(8)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 2:56 am
Il est urgent de faire en sorte que cet animal quitte ce zoo. La souffrance animale est intolérable et inacceptable.
 

Ana Lopes (76)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 4:50 am
Signed.
 

Helmut H. (30)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 5:56 am
Noted, signed and shared, thanks Cher!
 

Marija Mohoric (51)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 9:27 am
s/n
 

federico bortoletto (34)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 2:26 pm
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.
 

Donna Hamilton (136)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 3:22 am
Noted & signed previously. Thanks.
 

Arild Warud (163)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 3:37 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 7:08 am
Signed & Shared
 

Monica T. (294)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 7:08 am
Signed
with 16,040 supporters
8,960 NEEDED
 

Hugo L. (281)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 12:17 pm
Noted & signed, thanks Cher
 

Arlene C. (125)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 3:52 pm
Signé car je crois qu'un tel petit geste peut faire une grande différence
 

Emma S. (228)
Monday August 26, 2013, 10:36 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

Marina M. (140)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 11:18 am
Signed.
 

Sara P. (57)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 6:35 am
Already signed, thanks Cher.
 

Maria S. (102)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 2:30 am
Thanks Cher!
Signed

with 16,273 supporters

8,727 NEEDED
 

Shana M. (60)
Monday September 9, 2013, 7:57 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Tuesday September 10, 2013, 3:34 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher...
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 6:18 am
SIGNED AND SHARED ~ THANK YOU!
 

anonymous X. (93)
Saturday November 16, 2013, 4:24 pm
Done, thank you
 
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