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The Truth About Zoos and Circuses

The Truth About Zoos and Circuses

October 25, 20121 Comment

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 […]

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Are we learning anything from zoos?

Are we learning anything from zoos?

August 28, 20120 Comments

As many activists try and try to get elephants out of zoos and into sanctuaries, the winning argument on the other side always seems to be that we have to keep elephants in zoos, in order to educate the general public. But do you really have to see an animal to learn about it? The […]

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