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Chester Zoo: Animal Rights Campaigners Fury After Five Elephants Dead in Six Years


Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants )

Tracy
- 777 days ago - express.co.uk
A ZOO has been left reeling by the deaths of two young elephants hit by a devastating disease.



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Past Member (0)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 8:05 am
They should be ashamed. Close down the elephant section is what should be done. thx Tracy
 

Darren W (218)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 8:17 am
They should close down the entire zoo. . .
 

Barb K (1683)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 8:53 am
I agree with Darren....poor elephants. I believe all elephants should live in the wild. Thnx Tracy.
 

Birgit W (160)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 1:26 pm
Heartbreaking!
 

Kate Kenner (215)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 3:54 pm
Their fury is certainly justified. They should have learned by now that they should send the elephants they have to a sanctuary and not have anymore. Keeping elephants in zoos is a bit like keeping orcas and dolphins in aquaria. They are used to traveling long distances and have little room to really move around
 

Dianne D (490)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 6:30 pm
where's the petition to sign
 

Charles Wallis (111)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 6:48 pm
TFTS
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 9:22 pm
So sad to hear of these deaths. Hope they can put a stop to this. Thanks Tracy
 

Gloria H (88)
Sunday November 1, 2015, 9:25 pm
poor elephants. Hope the death was quick and not painful. If sent to a sanctuary wouldn't that still be sort of confined space?
 

Jeannet B (74)
Monday November 2, 2015, 12:00 am
This makes me really sad
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday November 2, 2015, 7:10 am
I agree with Darren.
 
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