Desert elephants are extraordinary because they have adapted to the dry and harsh climate of the desert. These elephants were nearly wiped out in 1989 and it's estimated that only 100 of these creatures are left in the wild.
Standing alone, rocking back and forth, isn't helping Tania either. This behavior is the tell-tale sign of psychological distress. Elephants like Tania walk over thirty miles per day in the wild. Tania deserves a better life before it's too late.
In the wild, dolphins and whales have highly complex social lives which cannot be recreated in captivity. Captivity severely compromises a whale or dolphin's quality of life. Europe must ban dolphinaria.