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Henry Doorly Zoo Named and Shamed as #1 Worst Zoo

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Henry Doorly Zoo Named and Shamed as #1 Worst Zoo IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Omaha, NE (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, with […]

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10 Worst Zoos for Elephants Named And Shamed

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants Named And Shamed IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 San Rafael, CA (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, with the […]

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Natural Bridge Zoo Named and Shamed on Worst Zoo List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Natural Bridge Zoo Named and Shamed on Worst Zoo List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Rockbridge County, VA (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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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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Elephants Unchained from Circuses in India

by Caroline Saxon

  Mia and Sita are two 50 year old female elephants who have spent most of their lives abused and in chains as part of an Indian circus in Tiruvannamalai. But, after a 1300 mile trek in an “elephant ambulance” across the country to the Elephant Conservation and Care Center, their lives of chains and […]

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Munchkin Toy Company Says NO to Orca Captivity!

by Caroline Saxon

  From the home bath tubs of their young customers, to the abusement park bathtubs of SeaWorld, Munchkin Toy Company comes forth with a bold and honorable commitment: “After 10 years of making a toy orca whale, we’ve decided to put our principles before our profits. Because a bathtub isn’t big enough for an orca.” […]

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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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Fur Free Friday 2015

by Lisa Levinson

  In Defense of Animals (IDA), other organizations, and grassroots activists united for Fur Free Friday protests on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. A tradition that began twenty-nine years ago has grown into the world’s largest annual animal rights demonstration. Animal advocates urged consumers to shop cruelty-free by avoiding fur and fur-trimmed items as […]

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Three Nashville Zoo Elephants win their Freedom!

by Caroline Saxon

  Three female African elephants who have lived most of their lives in the confines of the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere in Tennessee have just won back their freedom, and with it, the power to make their own decisions. The well known Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary welcomes Hadari, 33, Sukari, 31, and Rosie, 44, to their […]