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Ask San Antonio Zoo to Send Lonely Lucky to An Elephant Sanctuary

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- 637 days ago -
At 53-years-old Lucky should be sent to a sanctuary where she can be with other elephants. She has been living at the zoo for 4 decades in its small and outdated elephant exhibit. Please ask Mr. McCusker to be compassionate and humanely retire Lucky.

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Julie P. (54)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:51 am
Text of the petition:

"Dear Mr. McCusker,
We, the undersigned, ask that you retire Lucky the elephant from the San Antonio Zoo and send her to live with other elephants in a sanctuary. At age 53, it is the humane thing to do for this elephant.

Advocates report the elephant exhibit at the zoo is small and outdated. After witnessing the stress it caused when Queenie the elephant was introduced into the cramped quarters, advocates feel it would be cruel to bring a new elephant in. At the same time, it would be cruel to keep Lucky in isolation for the rest of her life.

Please give your utmost consideration for the well-being of Lucky and sent her to a sanctuary. "

Thank you to Care2 member SJA for posting the link to this petition on this page:

Natasha Salgado (671)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:58 am
#11,387+shared-thx Julie

Kaspar K. (11)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:04 am

Rachael Moore (55)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:22 am
Signed ~ Thank you very much Julie.

Ben Oscarsito (364)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:32 am

Mike H. (245)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:46 am

thank you
for signing:
Help Lucky The Elephant At San Antonio Zoo

Sue H. (6)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:49 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

AniMae C. (480)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:52 am
you took action on March 25, 2013

we've got 11,403 signatures

Ingrid A. (532)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 9:03 am

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (62)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 9:08 am
S&N,thanks for sharing

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 10:01 am
you took action on March 21, 2013

Howard Crosse (21)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 12:43 pm
Oh for goodness sake show this poor animal some compassion.

Betty G. (635)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 12:56 pm
you took action on May 06, 2013

Ilona V. (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 2:17 pm
you took action on March 21, 2013

We've got 11,449 signatures, help us get to 12,000 by March 18, 2014!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

June M. (127)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 2:30 pm
thank you
for signing:Help Lucky The Elephant At San Antonio Zoo
we've got 11,455signatures, help us get to 12,000 by March 18, 2014


desanka sandulovic (415)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:00 pm
Signed for poor Lucky on March 23, 2013. Thank you Julie!


Kamia T. (90)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:17 pm
Noted and signed. It's sooo sad that any elephant is removed from their family group solely for the entertainment and profit of a zoo or circus. Ridiculous now that she's alone to leave her depressed.

Rhonda B. (102)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:29 pm
Thank you! Signed.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:35 pm
a very sad never ending story, this horrible amount of abused and imprisoned animals. I often hate mankind

Fran F. (118)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:38 pm
thank you for signing: Help Lucky The Elephant At San Antonio Zoo ~ & noted. Thank you, Julie!

Shelli S. (372)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 4:09 pm
Done & sent

Christine Stewart (133)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 4:47 pm
Prev signed- thanks for keeping the petition active!

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:08 pm
Previously signed. Thank you, Julie

Ondine J. (131)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:14 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Julie

Cindy Miars (101)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:18 pm
Please retire Lucky, so that her few remaining years can be in a sanctuary with other elephants. For once in her life she should have some joy. Show some compassion & get her out of isolation.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 12:31 am
Previously signed. To the zoo officials: PLEASE, HAVE A HEART!

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 12:33 am

jess b (24)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 12:40 am
11,490 signatures (signed May, 2013)
How many more signatures are needed?? This is atrocious. Need to find out more and WHY all this time Lucky is STILL isolated and suffering. Why?
thks for posting!

John De Avalon (36)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 1:07 am
Gladly signed ...

Sylvie A. (193)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 3:44 am
Notée, signée, partagée. Merci.

Kerstin Strobl (433)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 3:57 am

Wednesday February 26, 2014, 4:38 am
signed + noted

Danuta Watola (1257)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 4:58 am

Sabine A. (20)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 8:26 am

Connie O. (48)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 9:36 am
S + N

Elena J. (200)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 9:43 am

Erin R. (170)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 2:36 pm
n & s

Laura Menighetti (19)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 3:59 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you!!

J Harris (39)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 5:40 pm
Signed & noted.

Elaine Al Meqdad (271)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 9:04 pm
S & N!

Valerie A. (1)
Saturday January 17, 2015, 6:45 am
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