American Teen Who Aspires to Study Elephants Seeks Advice
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American Teen Who Aspires to Study Elephants Seeks Advice

“Hello, My name is *** ***. (Letter edited to protect the privacy of submitter) I am a senior at ***  High School in  ***, ***. This year I am taking an advanced placement class called *** *** *** ***  ### . In this class each student comes up with a research project of their own and … Continue reading »

Help Bring Mundi the Zoo Elephant From Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico to the New Home Waiting For Her at Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) in Georgia
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Help Bring Mundi the Zoo Elephant From Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico to the New Home Waiting For Her at Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) in Georgia

When you think of her beginnings as part of a group of 63 orphaned African elephants (a cull was ordered by the government of Zimbabwe) who were “rescued” by “eccentric millionaire Arthur Jones ” it seems fitting that Mundi should be flying on a transport plane once again. Only this time her “rescue” will be real, … Continue reading »

After a Long Search For the Land ERNA … Elephant Refuge North America … Will Begin Construction on a “True Sanctuary” For Elephants in Small Georgia USA Town: Carol Buckley Inspired to Build a New Home For Her Elephant Tarra
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After a Long Search For the Land ERNA … Elephant Refuge North America … Will Begin Construction on a “True Sanctuary” For Elephants in Small Georgia USA Town: Carol Buckley Inspired to Build a New Home For Her Elephant Tarra

The population of Attapulgus, GA now stands at 449, give or take. But with the coming year that number is set to change. It will soon read 450 (counting Carol Buckley, founder of Elephant Aid International) and in good measure, a handful of elephants. Yes, elephants! After a two year search the quintessential piece of property … Continue reading »

Last Chain on Billie : How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top by Carol Bradley: Review Part 2
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Last Chain on Billie : How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top by Carol Bradley: Review Part 2

Lessons Learned From Last Chain on Billie – Learn about the tricks our elephants were forced to learn and the permanent damage these unnatural positions would inflict upon their elephant bodies. (Treacherous posing such as the “one-legged tub stand” or the act of walking across an arena on their hind legs “would cause elephants to … Continue reading »

Our Beloved Hanako “The Loneliest Elephant in the World” Has Died in Her “Concrete Prison” at the Age of 69 : As Cause of Death Revealed “Fans” Gather at the Tokyo Zoo to Remember the Pachyderm One Last Time
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Our Beloved Hanako “The Loneliest Elephant in the World” Has Died in Her “Concrete Prison” at the Age of 69 : As Cause of Death Revealed “Fans” Gather at the Tokyo Zoo to Remember the Pachyderm One Last Time

As all elephant lovers were saddened by the death of Hanako, who was transported to the only home she would know, the Inokashira Park Zoo, as a baby elephant (aged 2), they are also feeling relieved  that this elderly pachyderm (“the oldest living elephant in Japan“) no longer has to endure such a solitary and constrained … Continue reading »

Hanako the Asian Elephant Will Not Be Crossing the Ocean in Her Escape From a Tokyo Zoo Despite Activists’ & a Blogger’s Most Urgent Cries : Renowned Elephant Expert Carol Buckley Deemed Her Too Old & Frail
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Hanako the Asian Elephant Will Not Be Crossing the Ocean in Her Escape From a Tokyo Zoo Despite Activists’ & a Blogger’s Most Urgent Cries : Renowned Elephant Expert Carol Buckley Deemed Her Too Old & Frail

  It’s the only life she has ever known and it looks to be the only life she will ever have. The consolation is that Hanako, “the oldest Asian elephant in Japan” who has recently become the center of attention in a world-wide plea for her release from the Inokashira Park Zoo near Tokyo, will … Continue reading »