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Natural Bridge Zoo Takes Top Spot On In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #1 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Natural Bridge Zoo Takes Top Spot On In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #1 Position San Rafael, Calif. (January 12, 2015) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst […]

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Rosamond Gifford Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #9 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Rosamond Gifford Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #9 Position San Rafael, Calif. (January 12, 2015) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst Zoos […]

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #3 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #3 Position San Rafael, Calif. (January 12, 2015) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst […]

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Wildlife Safari Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #7 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Wildlife Safari Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #7 Position San Rafael, Calif. (January 12, 2015) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst Zoos for […]

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Woodland Park Zoo Earns Dishonorable Mention In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Woodland Park Zoo Earns Dishonorable Mention On In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants” San Rafael, Calif. (January 12, 2015) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst Zoos for […]

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San Antonio Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants” – Makes Second Spot

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org San Antonio Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants” – Makes Second Spot San Rafael, Calif. (January 12, 2015) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst […]

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Want to Save Trees? Save the Elephants

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

In a groundbreaking study, researchers at the University of Florida demonstrated a monumental link between the dramatic decline of elephant populations and the local extinction of dominant tree species. They found that Asian elephants and other large-bodied, seed-eating mammals, play a vital role in seed dispersion in dominant tree species in Thailand. Thus, elephants not […]

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In Defense of Animals Calls for Improved Equipment and Safety Procedures in the Wake of a Baby Gorilla’s Death at the San Francisco Zoo

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Phelps, (503) 664-0001, eric@idausa.org In Defense of Animals Calls for Improved Equipment and Safety Procedures in the Wake of a Baby Gorilla’s Death at the San Francisco Zoo San Rafael, Calif. (November 17, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization based in San Rafael, California, is calling on […]

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In Defense of Animals Files Federal Complaint in Death of Wildlife Safari Elephant

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., 805-836-0496, toni@idausa.org In Defense of Animals Files Federal Complaint in Death of Wildlife Safari Elephant What Killed Alice the Elephant – Was it a Car Wash or Captivity? San Rafael, Calif. (November 6, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) today filed a complaint with the U.S. Department […]