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Goodbye Toronto Zoo Elephants. We're Sorry. - Barbara Amiel, Editor's Picks, Opinion - Macleans.Ca


Animals  (tags: elephants, toronto zoo, sanctuary, closing exhibit, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, habitat, ethics, sadness, wildlife, suffering, society, humans )

Tamara
- 441 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Last Monday, I went to see Toronto Zoo's three aging African elephants who are about to leave for a new home in California--if they survive the 60-hour journey. In the late afternoon sun, the elephants were outdoors walking slowly around their barren enclo



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Giana Peranio-Paz (394)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:20 pm
Let's pray that they survive the trip and live the rest of their lives in better and happier conditions. This article made me very sad...Thanks Tamara
 

Sue H. (7)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:34 pm
May they make the trip safely and live the rest of their lives in peace and happiness.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 12:10 am
Hang in there, guys! ^_^
 

Natasha Salgado (576)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 9:02 am
It's such a long trek...poor babies. I hope they'll be happier in their new home. Thx Tamara
 

jess b (24)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 5:39 pm
elephants don't belong in any zoo!
 

Peta Clarke (30)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 5:52 pm
Interesting story. Although it is a long trip if care for in the right way they should make it all right. I hope they enjoy their new life in a more suitable environment.
 

Bee S. (206)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 6:23 pm
like Gina Peranio-paz saying
 

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 11:25 pm
Hope they enjoy their new lives.
 

Danuta Watola (1215)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:42 am
Noted
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:49 am
Noted.
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:09 am
noted
 

(8)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:58 am
Le voyage a été long... Souhaitons-leur une belle vie sous le soleil de la Californie.
 

Ruth S. (297)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 6:40 am
May God protect them!
 

Jill Vickerman (425)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 12:03 pm
and may the Elephant Angels surround them with unconditional love...be safe dear Elies.
 

desanka s. (401)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 1:34 pm
I think this elephants will prefer to live in Africa. Good luck Iringa, Toka and Thika!
Thank you Tamara.
 

Barb Knight (1680)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:49 am
God, thank you in advance for protecting these 2 precious ellies on their journey.
 
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