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NY Zoos Named and Shamed in Worst Zoo List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 NY Zoos Named and Shamed in Worst Zoo List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Bronx and Buffalo, NY (Jan 12, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, today released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America, […]

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Massachusetts Zoos Named and Shamed in Worst Zoo List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Massachusetts Zoos Named and Shamed in Worst Zoo List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Mendon and New Bedford, MA (Jan 12, 2016) – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, today released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North […]

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NOTORIOUS OREGON ZOO SLAMMED FOR SECOND ELEPHANT DEATH

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Notorious Oregon Zoo Slammed For Second Elephant Death Portland, OR (December 23, 2015) – In Defense of Animals has slammed Oregon Zoo for the death of a second elephant this year. 45 year old male Asian elephant Tusko suffered a range of captivity-related ailments for […]

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Please Help Elephants Today

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Thanks to the generous support and activism of individuals across the country, this has been a historic week for elephants suffering in circuses and zoos. This past week saw hundreds of individuals from over thirty countries around the world standing in solidarity in demonstrations both virtual and in the real-world. Over 1500 people participated […]

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International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Join us in Solidarity on Sunday, June 28 – in person or online! IDA first launched ‘The International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos’ (IDAEZ) in 2009, a global event to raise awareness about the plight of elephants in zoos and to end their suffering – and ideally – to send elephants in […]

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Exposé Expanded

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Exposé Expanded on Oregon Zoo Elephants The Unaffordable Truth: How private should public records be? Earlier this month, IDA shared a provocative 4-part exposé by Portland’s Carla Castano of KOIN 6 news on Oregon Zoo’s (OZ) long history of lies and manipulation about elephant welfare.With so many skeletons leaping out of the zoo’s closet, […]

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Elephant Expose at Oregon Zoo

by Caroline Saxon

  A searing and seminal report on Oregon Zoo’s mistreated elephants by KOIN 6 news in Portland and IDA in the News. In an unprecedented, in-depth investigation, Carla Castano of KOIN 6 news in Portland Oregon has exposed the dark truth of the Oregon Zoo’s (OZ) long-suffering captive elephants. This four-part series puts into question […]

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For Chai & Bamboo a Zoo Won’t Do!

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  Bamboo and Chai’s Saga for Elephant Sanctuary Peaks with Federal Injunction This week, the Elephant Justice Project (EJP), represented by Smith &Lowney, P.L.L.C., filed a request in federal court requesting an injunction to keep elephants Chai and Bamboo at the San Diego Zoo in California until they can be sent to PAWS sanctuary just […]