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Send a Valentine for the Elephants

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Have a Heart, Send Bamboo and Chai to a Sanctuary Worst Elephant Zoo Spotlight for February: Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington; earning IDA’s Dishonorable Mention in our 2014 Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants list. At long last, Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo finally announced the impending closure of its egregious elephant exhibit, succumbing to years […]

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New York is a Rotten Apple

by Brianna Grant

IDA’s elephant scientist, Dr. Toni Frohoff, has been speaking out about the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants list and the predominance of New York State zoos on the list. Three of the 2014 ten worst zoos for elephants are from New York: the Bronx Zoo, Buffalo Zoo, and Rosamond Gifford Zoo. She highlighted that, “The […]

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Zimbabwe Plowing Forward With Baby Elephant Exports

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Despite international protests from concerned people across the globe, the sovereign nation of Zimbabwe seems to be moving forward with its plan to export an undetermined number of baby elephants to China, the United Arab Emirates, and France. These elephant toddlers were cruelly captured during a mass roundup that used helicopters in coordination with armed […]

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Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants List Released

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

This past Monday, IDA released our Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants 2014 list to great and immediate media attention. We are so intensely grateful for all the interest this list has generated and we’re looking forward to using this momentum to help these long-suffering elephants at these worst zoos across North America. Practically all the […]

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Peaceful Community Event to Counter Despicable Wildlife Killing Contest

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anja Heister, anja@idausa.org, (406) 544-5727 Peaceful Community Event to Counter Despicable Wildlife Killing Contest Sanders County, Mont. (January 13, 2015) – At least three wildlife killing contests are scheduled to occur in Sanders County, Dillon, and Belt, Montana on January 16-18, 2015. Contestants participating in these types of events generally pay […]

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In Defense Of Animals Releases 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 In Defense Of Animals Releases 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 Elephants for 2014. This marks […]

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Bronx Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #5 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Bronx Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #5 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 Elephants […]

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Buffalo Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #6 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Buffalo Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #6 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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Buttonwood Park Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #4 Position

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., (805) 836-0496, toni@idausa.org Buttonwood Park Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2014 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”: Grabs #4 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 […]