Author Archive for Margaret Castleberry
Margaret Castleberry, better known by her middle name Clare, is a freelance writer with a background as a librarian. She has traveled all over Eastern Europe and is visiting elephants in Southeast Asia this December.
As a blogger for JulietteSpeaks, I was excited that my upcoming trip to Thailand was going to include a trip to the famous Elephant Nature Park. I promised to send photos and stories from the trip, and here is my first blog post from the field! The Elephant Nature Park experience is hard to put into […]
Elephants are one of the most intelligent mammals on earth. They also share many of our human characteristics such as being family oriented and mourning their dead. As we learn more about the intelligence of elephants it underscores the notion that we should protect and advocate for the rights of these amazing animals. It should also make us […]
Do you have something to say about elephants’ rights? Have you witnessed conditions in zoos that left you worried, appalled, or even angry? Perhaps you even went to the circus recently and something just didn’t sit right with you. Have you read something on the JulietteSpeaks website that had you thinking? Help spread the message […]
Elephants are often seen as emblems of the exotic. Their distinctive appearance and towering size set them apart from other animals and to Westerners especially, they are intriguing. Often, we think the first step to admiring these regal mammals is to take a trip to the zoo or the circus. We would like to think that […]