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Sanctuary for Mali- Manila Zoo's Lone Elephant ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


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

Cher
- 315 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mali is a captive elephant in the Philippines' Manila Zoo confined to her barren, concrete enclosure for about 35 years. Mali is the Philippines' only captive elephant - and she hasn't seen another elephant for over 30 years.



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AniMae Chi (410)
Monday November 18, 2013, 6:58 am
AniMaeChi,
you took action on November 19, 2013
 

Christeen Anderson (500)
Monday November 18, 2013, 6:59 am
S&N
 

Joe R. (191)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:00 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Natasha Salgado (530)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:05 am
S+S-thx Cher
 

Debbie Williamson (268)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:19 am
Signed and shared.
 

Sandi C. (235)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:20 am
signed
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:25 am
Signed # 13 & Thank you Cher and Nyack
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:57 am

# 32 - Kit, you took action on November 18, 2013, thanks Nyack and Cher.
 

KAREN Sick G. (231)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:04 am
Signed & Noted TY
 

. (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:07 am
#38 signed and noted - thank so much to Cher and Nyack
 

. (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:26 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:31 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Frances Darcy (220)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:38 am
What a sad life
 

Sara P. (57)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:44 am
Signed, thanks Cher.
 

Cyrille D. (122)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:56 am
Noted & Signed ! Thanks, Cher.
 

Shelli S. (327)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:57 am
Yet another elephant, that is enslaved by people 4 entertainment, left 2 rot in a cage for their lives..this is the appreciation shown 2 the elephants..death after captivity..These petitions, do nothing..sorry, but that's the way I see it. It's disturbing & it's sickening.
 

Dimitris Dallis (2)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:04 am
Tomorrow please! Thank you...
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:10 am
Noted and signed. TY Cher
 

. (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:15 am
𝖓+𝖘. 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗!
 

caroline s. (80)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:16 am
Signed with hope....(?). The picture is horrible, breaks my heart }:*-(
 

Barbara D. (76)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:26 am
NS&S. # 90
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:27 am
Mayor Alfredo Lim, Please be so kind as to retire Mali to an elephant sanctuary as our way of thanking her for everything she has done for the people of Manila, who im sure will be happy to see Mali happy.
Thank you Cher, the only problem i have is that i am battling to sign petitions, they just seem to keep on sending but never send.
 

Lynn Squance (232)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:31 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:32 am
signed, thanks
 

Mary T. (302)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:33 am
Thank you Cher - signed & noted & shared
 

Victoria Oakey (116)
Monday November 18, 2013, 10:09 am
Noted and signed. Also there is a Peta petition see Help Mali the Elephant at Manila Zoo, Philippines | PETA Asia Via Change.Org (on C2NN news network).
 

Ondine J. (133)
Monday November 18, 2013, 10:14 am
Signed and noted,thanks
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Monday November 18, 2013, 10:18 am
Signed before. Shared and noted. Thank you.
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Monday November 18, 2013, 10:41 am
Signed.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:09 am
Signed
 

Pat B. (354)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:15 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Angela Marshall (14)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:17 am
S and N.
 

Lynn Carin LadySeastar (453)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:27 am
Signed and Tweeted. This story about this elephant (all elephants in captivity) is surely heartbreaking... I know it's hard to imagine that a 'petition' can do so much good, but if enough 'pressure' from many groups of people is put on some of these countries, it helps. At some point, I think they realize that it will effect their 'tourism' and people who buy from them (products, etc.) may not support anymore or boycott. Have faith, and don't give up -- it may be this animal's limited chance of getting the worldly attention it needs so positive things will happen...
 

Terrie Williams (772)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:32 am
#154 S/S/N
 

kate k g (482)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:43 am
Noted and signed
 

Beverly M. (84)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:06 pm
Noted and signed ~ Thank you Cher1
 

Gabriella Serafino (94)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:11 pm
Signed
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1653)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:12 pm
Signed #167 but my comment did not make it. We had a lone elephant here in Asheville, NC in the 70's in a zoo and every time we went there, we felt so sorry for her...but I wasn't on C2 then. Thnx Cher. BTW I posted to my FB page.
 

Betty G. (623)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:29 pm
Betty,
you took action on November 18, 2013
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:34 pm
# 181
 

Kimberly B. (120)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:47 pm
Signed and noted, thank you Cher and Nyack.
 

Elizabeth McGowan (27)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:48 pm
Signed TY
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Monday November 18, 2013, 12:58 pm
THANK YOU
for signing:
Sanctuary for Mali- Manila Zoo's Lone Elephant
 

Debbie W. (116)
Monday November 18, 2013, 1:00 pm
Signed/Shared
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (51)
Monday November 18, 2013, 1:07 pm
S&N,thanks for sharing
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Monday November 18, 2013, 1:46 pm
Done
 

. (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 1:58 pm
done. This is beyond disgraceful now. How many friggin petitions must we sign to have this poor elephant released? She's spent enough time ALONE. Have some mercy and send Mali to a sanctuary.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Monday November 18, 2013, 2:10 pm
petition signed
 

Maria AWAY S. (102)
Monday November 18, 2013, 2:26 pm
Noted & signed. Thanks Cher!
 

Aileen P. (33)
Monday November 18, 2013, 2:36 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 2:37 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

# 233
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Monday November 18, 2013, 3:09 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 3:20 pm
SIGNED!!!!
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Monday November 18, 2013, 3:52 pm
Signed.
 

Rhonda W. (390)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:03 pm
signed and noted
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:09 pm
Signed
 

Carol D. (109)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:29 pm
How many more times will we have to sign for Mali Is anyone listening?

signed & Noted thanks
 

Shana M. (60)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:39 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:49 pm
Noted and signed Tks. Cher.
 

jess b (24)
Monday November 18, 2013, 4:55 pm
signed. ty. signed for so many elephants in "zoos" i.e. cages. These people, who work at such places are exploiting these animals for money, nothing more. Any person, who respects animals knows this is cruelty and incarceration. So called zoo administrators, etc., plainly take the money; "rationalizing" is no excuse. it's absolutely inexcusable
 

J Harris (35)
Monday November 18, 2013, 5:03 pm
Signed & noted
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Monday November 18, 2013, 5:08 pm
noted now and before signed again and again !!!! I feel for this being, Molli deserve all my heart goes for her and for all the elephants in the world!!!!!! we need to keep signing and signing!!!!
 

S J. (116)
Monday November 18, 2013, 5:43 pm
Thanks
 

Ellen G. (342)
Monday November 18, 2013, 6:04 pm
done
 

Shirley S. (174)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:17 pm
Noted & signed.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday November 18, 2013, 7:59 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Esther Z. (101)
Monday November 18, 2013, 8:25 pm
Noted and already signed.
 

sharon wardle (98)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:04 pm
S, S & N. In the petition comments box I wrote:

This is not the first petition I have signed asking for Mali to be moved to a sanctuary that can meet her needs properly. Please make it the last petition I sign for Mali and allow her to go and live in a reputable elephant sanctuary, as it will be the best thing you can do for Mali and her welfare.
 

Sandra Patterson (60)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:30 pm
signed noted and shared,ty
 

Marie W. (65)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:40 pm
S&N
 

Fran F. (112)
Monday November 18, 2013, 10:15 pm
Fran, you took action on November 18, 2013 ~ Sig 358, noted. Thank you, Nyack and Cher for helping out this poor isolated elephant.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday November 18, 2013, 10:45 pm
noted and signed
 

. (6)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:11 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.
 

Elisa F. (236)
Monday November 18, 2013, 11:49 pm
Noted & Signed #378. Thanks to both Cher & Nyack.
 

Sherri G. (114)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 12:07 am
Signed and Noted TY Cher
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 12:10 am
Done!!... with hope
Thank you, Cher.
 

Pogle S. (88)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 12:40 am
S&N - I cannot believe that we have been so thoughtless by keeping wild animals in captivity. Poor Mali, even death row prisoners are treated with more respect than she has been.
 

Inge Bjorkman (142)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 1:13 am
Signed

Love
 

Ruth L. (300)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 1:57 am
#437 Signed/noted. Thanks Cher
 

Danuta Watola (1204)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 2:10 am
noted
 

Elvira Escamilla Davila (60)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 2:18 am
Signed
 

ERIKA SOMLAI (250)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 2:48 am
signed + noted
 

Barbara V. (175)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 3:02 am
signed & Noted, Thank you
 

(8)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 3:26 am
Notée, signée, partagée
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 3:55 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Alison A. (236)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 4:08 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Col N. (24)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 4:42 am
Signed of course... we must start getting out the message that zoos do not create good tourism opportunities for tourists wishing to see wild animals. If enough people vote with their feet, these place must eventually shut down.

This is a great website for everyone to send on to their friends and family members who travel (especially to Asia)... it gives all the known bad places (and some good ones) so people go armed with the right information before they arrive.
http://www.right-tourism.org/

As Shelli noted... the petitions are not doing a great deal to change things for the Asian Elephant. However, I do see tiny improvements starting to come from tourism and tourist expectations. Traditionally, captive Asian elephants have spent most of their lives chained up in small confined spaces (except for when working) - the Asian people have done this for hundreds of years. Now, as tourists start to head for sanctuaries instead of zoos and circus's with elephant performances, these institutions are sitting up and taking note. The sanctuaries have visitor waiting lists that can be many weeks long... that is not true for the zoos or circus performances. People vote with their feet!

Hopefully, Mali will go to a sanctuary - the income she earns there will be far higher than in any zoo. That is all these people care about!
 

Joy Wong (75)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 4:58 am
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 5:04 am
thank you for signing:
Sanctuary for Mali- Manila Zoo's Lone Elephant
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 5:47 am
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 5:55 am
Signed and noted.
550 signatures
Goal : 5,000 signatures
Thanks !
 

Kerstin Strobl (349)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 6:02 am
Signed
 

Gloria picchetti (291)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 6:06 am
Signed.
 

Rhonda B. (99)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 6:31 am
thanks
 

Dmitry Nikiforov (236)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 7:50 am
Thanks Cher!
 

June Bostock (46)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 9:27 am
Noted. Signed previously. Thanks.
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 9:54 am
S&N of cours, ty Cher
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 11:01 am
petycja podpisana
 

Mike M. (54)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 11:05 am
N&S
 

Birgitta S. (235)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 11:23 am
S;TY
 

Joanna W. (71)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 11:42 am
im with
 

Bijou Galletti (91)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 12:11 pm
signed & noted
 

Kathy Bergquist (0)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 1:58 pm
N and S. Thanks.
 

Michela m. (3945)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 2:07 pm
S&N
 

Mike H. (221)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 6:15 pm
Signed thanks for posting
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 7:07 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 19, 2013, 11:51 pm
Noted and signed, thanks!
 

Alice Mullen (13)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 4:14 am
This poor, poor beautiful creature. It is heartbreaking that she is all alone. Please, can we as a collective, just think for a moment about the loneliness she must feel. Elephants are complex emotional beings who form deep relationships with their companions, and this elephant needs that. Signed and noted
 

Dmitry Nikiforov (236)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 10:14 am
Thanks Cher!
 

Kay M. (351)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 11:08 am
done.
 

Arild Warud (166)
Friday November 22, 2013, 5:37 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Michael Holland (9)
Friday November 22, 2013, 5:09 pm
signed and noted
 

Charmaine M. Anderson (5)
Friday November 22, 2013, 6:59 pm
noted, signed, recommended and shared.
This poor elephant! She does not deserve to be caged and alone like this! I pray she will be set free very, very soon!
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 1:24 am
Signed
 

Sonali G. (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 2:06 am
signed thanks
 

Antonio Caprari (31)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 2:14 am
signed
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 2:15 am
signed with prayers
 

Chelsey A. (9)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:39 am
Signed and noted thanks
 

Leslie Stanick (60)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 5:30 pm
Can you imagine being confined to your bathroom for 30 years, without seeing another soul? Zoos are jails, and Mali is in solitary confinement for solely for the amusement of the crowds. Please send her to a sanctuary so she can be run free and reunite with her fellow elephant friends. Her sentence in the Manila zoo should be over, so she can at least have a few years of real life.
 

Manel Dias (20)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 10:13 pm
This type of massive animals are being confined to tiny areas and make them live like slaves is unacceptable & unpardonable. Those olden days practises of snatching wild animals from the jungles and bringing them to cities to show them and get monies and the profits must be totally BAN. This type of actions are done by the lowest among lowest caliber subhumans. These animals are not Ornaments to begin with. They too have their own lives and families to be with. People who does not have any concious for another living beings are the ones who ruthlessly abuse these voiceless helpless creatures this way. Shame on Phillipines those so called authorities who are responsible for giving this majestic animal healthy happy life. Instead the money & the profit has become their priority and that is the reason why these morons does not release the innocent animal to go to a sancturay.
 

Frans Badenhorst (553)
Monday November 25, 2013, 12:24 am
FRANS,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON NOVEMBER 19, 2013
you can help by sharing
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Monday November 25, 2013, 8:23 pm
SIGNED & SHARED
 

Reynard Loki (16)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 12:13 pm
Signed, noted, tweeted, thanks Cher https://twitter.com/13point7billion/status/408690494953107456
 
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