Tourism, Rides & Parades

URGENT ACTION: PAWS California Action for 6/20/13 – Stop Elephant Rides at County Fair

June 17, 20130 Comments

Video: Have Trunk Will Travel Elephant Abuse. Video courtesy of Animal Defenders International, all footage is of Have Trunk Will Travel of Perris, CA. This action is from our friends at the Performing Animals Welfare Society (PAWS) in Grass Valley, urging the Nevada County Fair to stop offering elephant rides. Please send the Nevada County […]

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Now Online! Watch “How I Became An Elephant” Movie

March 29, 20130 Comments

Always wanted to see Juliette’s movie How I Became An Elephant but couldn’t make it to a screening? Now you can watch it online!

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The Elephant Nature Park: Sustainable, Worthwhile Travel

The Elephant Nature Park: Sustainable, Worthwhile Travel

December 20, 20120 Comments

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 […]

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My Trip to Thailand to Rescue an Elephant

My Trip to Thailand to Rescue an Elephant

June 27, 20123 Comments

Many elephants in Thailand are used for forced labor, entertainment, and tourist attractions. All of these elephants must be beaten into submission from a young age, and continued to be abused daily to remain tame for their mahouts. While I was in Thailand, I had the opportunity to rescue one of these elephants out of […]

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