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Great News For Wildlife From the State of Washington!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Washington residents vote to protect wildlife with the passage of ‘Washington Animal Trafficking Initiative’ Earlier this week, Initiative 1401 won in every county in Washington, with a statewide lead of 71 to 29 percent to protect wildlife from illegal trafficking. The measure will “prohibit the purchase, sale, and distribution of products made from a list […]

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3 US Zoos About to Import 18 Swaziland Elephants

by Caroline Saxon

Act Now to Stop Them IDA joins with 75 leading scientists, conservationists, elephant welfare experts and policy makers, united in opposition and outrage at the proposed import of 18 elephants from Swaziland destined for 3 US zoos. Dallas Zoo in Texas, Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska, and Sedgewick County Zoo in Kansas have import permits […]

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Portland Premiere of “From Suffering to Satori”

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

**Oregon Residents** Join Us for the Portland Premiere of “From Suffering to Satori” A Benefit for Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants (FOZE) Come to a special film event to support captive animals. Seven years in the making, “From Suffering to Satori” chronicles one woman’s journey from ignorance to awareness about the plight of elephants and […]

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U.S. Zoos Want to Import Wild Elephants from Swaziland

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Join The Rumble! We recently announced that three U.S. zoos are trying to import 18 wild elephants from Swaziland, a small, monarchy-run kingdom in Southern Africa. U.S. zoos are once again raiding the wild for elephants to put on display. The Dallas Zoo in Texas, Omaha Zoo in Nebraska, and Sedgwick County Zoo in […]

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One or One Hundred Thousand Too Many

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Another Tragic Victim of Trophy Hunting Greed On Oct. 8 of this year, near Zimbabwe’s southern Gonarezhou National Park, another exceptionally majestic elephant was gunned down and killed for no reason, other than the profound self-serving greed of an unnamed German hunter who paid $61,000 to end a thriving and exceptional bull male elephant’s life. […]

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2015 Elephant Summit Summary

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Plus, View New Elephant PSA! IDA’s Elephant and Cetacean Scientist, Dr. Toni Frohoff, just returned from three pachyderm-packed days at the Elephant Summit in Wyoming, September 27-29. This year, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival began with a laser-sharp focus on elephant conservation and brought out some of the best and brightest elephant specialists […]