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Beloved Elephant, Chai, Dies at Oklahoma City Zoo

by Caroline Saxon

  Second Elephant Death in Four Months Nine months after being transferred from Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington, Asian elephant, Chai, has been found dead at Oklahoma City Zoo, just months after the death of little Malee. At the youthful age of 37, and before the end of her first Oklahoma winter, her death […]

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Two Oregon 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 Two Oregon Zoos Named and Shamed in Worst Zoo List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Portland and Winston, OR (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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Monterey Zoo Shamed in Worst Zoo for Elephants List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Monterey Zoo Shamed in Worst Zoo for Elephants List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Salinas, 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 Monterey […]

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Edmonton Zoo Shamed in Worst Zoos List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Contact: Toni Frohoff, Ph.D., toni@idausa.org, (805) 836-0496 Edmonton Zoo Shamed in Worst Zoos List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Edmonton, Alberta (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 Edmonton Zoo […]

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Sedgwick County Zoo 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 Sedgwick County Zoo Shamed As #1 Worst Zoo IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Sedgwick, KS (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 Sedgwick County […]

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Two Texas Zoos Named and Shamed in Worst Zoos List

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

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

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Oklahoma City Zoo 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 Oklahoma City Zoo Named and Shamed in Worst Zoo List IMAGES: http://bit.ly/22WnJl0 Oklahoma City, OK (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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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 […]

I am Asha

I am Asha…

by Web Team

  I am Asha. I live all alone in the worst zoo in North America. I have been so lonely, with no elephant companions, for more than TWO DECADES. I spend months each year in a dark concrete warehouse – again, alone. IDA and others found out about my bad situation and are fighting to […]

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Free Kaavan the Elephant

by Brittany Michelson

  Chained for 28 Years at Pakistan Zoo; Remains Alone In a Tiny Enclosure Kaavan the elephant was chained for 28 years in a small enclosure at the Islamabad Zoo (also known as the Marghazar Zoo) in Pakistan. He has gangrene-prone gashes around his legs caused from the chronic chaining and is in overall poor […]