Animal Activists Initiate Petition to Save Dumbo the Performing Baby Elephant From a Lifetime of Misery at a Zoo in Thailand
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Animal Activists Initiate Petition to Save Dumbo the Performing Baby Elephant From a Lifetime of Misery at a Zoo in Thailand

The sign placed inside the arena states “…Welcome to the Phuket Zoo Elephant Show”…    The overzealous crowds have gathered on this day to watch an unnatural and cruel phenomenon, that of elephants being forced to perform elephant tricks in an outmoded, and should be outlawed, elephant show. Into the arena pedals Dumbo struggling to … Continue reading »

GMFER 2019 :  One LONDON Group is Charging Ahead  With Their Global March For Elephants & Rhinos on 13 April 2019, While Most GMFER Cities Worldwide are Honing in on a Late May Date
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GMFER 2019 : One LONDON Group is Charging Ahead With Their Global March For Elephants & Rhinos on 13 April 2019, While Most GMFER Cities Worldwide are Honing in on a Late May Date

Just days away, one GMFER march in LONDON, will still take place on the date initially proposed for the GMFER 2019 worldwide event.  According to their facebook page Action For Elephants UK are still calling for all elephant lovers to attend the Global March For Elephants & Rhinos, their Saturday 13 April 2019 event.   … Continue reading »

Free Billy the Elephant from the “Not Happy Place” For Elephants, the LA Zoo : How Much Longer Must This Distressed Elephant Wait? : Part 2
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Free Billy the Elephant from the “Not Happy Place” For Elephants, the LA Zoo : How Much Longer Must This Distressed Elephant Wait? : Part 2

Dr. Poole, in her letter of support, reflects on the angst experienced by captive elephants and how Billy’s “stereotypic head bobbing … not a behavior observed in the wild … is a coping mechanism for the loneliness, boredom and frustration that characterizes his life in the zoo. His behavior is symptomatic of the enormous frustration … Continue reading »

GMFER : Global March For Elephants & Rhinos 2018 is Postponed Until Spring 2019
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GMFER : Global March For Elephants & Rhinos 2018 is Postponed Until Spring 2019

  There will not be a Global March For Elephants & Rhinos in autumn of 2018, the time of year it is traditionally held. According to their Facebook page GMFER will be postponed “to immediately precede CITES CoP18”. “Why? We need strategic ACTION!” approximate date Saturday 13 April 2019 #GMFER2018 #Justice4Earth #Justice4All     Please … Continue reading »

Don’t Forget World Elephant Day on 12 August 2018 :  ‘Elevents’ are Taking Place Around the World & Two Gatherings Give Prominence to Lucy the Elephant in Canada Who Desperately Needs Our Help
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Don’t Forget World Elephant Day on 12 August 2018 : ‘Elevents’ are Taking Place Around the World & Two Gatherings Give Prominence to Lucy the Elephant in Canada Who Desperately Needs Our Help

For this seventh annual World Elephant Day there is still time to join in on the ‘Elevents’ taking place in cities and towns and villages around the world to help save our African & Asian Elephants. And two special events are being hosted for Lucy the zoo elephant who has not been forgotten by elephant … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Playful, Naughty Baby Elephant Steals the Limelight as Elephant Activist Films Anti-Poaching PSA in Africa For “Hands Off Our Elephants” Campaign
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Video Moment: Playful, Naughty Baby Elephant Steals the Limelight as Elephant Activist Films Anti-Poaching PSA in Africa For “Hands Off Our Elephants” Campaign

It doesn’t take much for an African baby elephant to look cute, especially when they are starring in a wildlife PSA video. Add in a level of naughty playfulness by that same orphaned baby elephant and you have got an image on film that could never have been scripted (to help bring in donations), especially … Continue reading »

There is Still Time to Join a Global March For Elephants and Rhinos Near You on Saturday 7 October 2017!!!  In the Meantime Watch This GMFAR VIDEO “Elephants of the Chari River, Chad”
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There is Still Time to Join a Global March For Elephants and Rhinos Near You on Saturday 7 October 2017!!! In the Meantime Watch This GMFAR VIDEO “Elephants of the Chari River, Chad”

Organizers of the 2017 Global March For Elephants and Rhinos are preparing for simultaneous marches in cities around the world from Africa; Asia; Australia & New Zealand; Europe & the UK; South American; to North American (Canada and here in the United States). The date is upon us: Saturday 7 October 2017. In the meantime click … Continue reading »

Melha Shrine Circus Chairman Puts Profits Above Cruelty as Allen Zippen is Determined to Bring the Hamid “Rent an Elephant” Elephants Back to Perform in Their Big Top Acts
We're Over the Big Top or When Will a Performing / Circus Elephant Become a Thing of the Past

Melha Shrine Circus Chairman Puts Profits Above Cruelty as Allen Zippen is Determined to Bring the Hamid “Rent an Elephant” Elephants Back to Perform in Their Big Top Acts

Never mind that the Melha Shrine Circus made a promise to permanently end the archaic practice of including performing wild animals, (oxymoron, much?) especially elephants, in their Big Top acts. Never mind that an unknowing (to the training methods performing elephants must endure, with baby elephants being the most traumatized) but cash-generating, public fails to attend an elephant-less circus … 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 »

Save the Date for Packy at the Oregon Zoo  : Saturday 16 April 2016 : the Elephant’s 54th Birthday RALLY,  This is Our Moment to Rescue Him
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Save the Date for Packy at the Oregon Zoo : Saturday 16 April 2016 : the Elephant’s 54th Birthday RALLY, This is Our Moment to Rescue Him

Packy is a beloved elephant who has spent his entire life in the Oregon Zoo (he was hailed as the “first elephant born in the Western hemisphere in 44 years”; that truth humans can agree on. What we fail to agree upon, however, is just why humans are allowed to profit off of the backs of our elephants holding them to … Continue reading »