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Why Zoos Insist on Breeding and Keeping Captive Elephants

Animals  (tags: captivity, imprisoned, zoo elephants, loneliness, depression, zoos, money, finances, exploitation, wild animals )

- 2216 days ago -
Shocker: it's not because of concern for the species. Elephants are a crowd draw, a tool to help zoos make money. And nowhere is that made (unintentionally?) clearer than in a recent Salt Lake Tribune article titled "Elephant calf might help continue zoo

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Saturday February 7, 2009, 9:13 pm
ONLY FOR $$$$$$$$$ GIRL......& THANKS......

Vijay Tankha (28)
Monday February 9, 2009, 4:44 am
Its a sad commentary on the human species.
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