Today, In Defense of Animals and Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants, a Seattle advocacy group, released the following joint news release denouncing the Zoo’s plan for its elephant program. IDA and Friends have long advocated for the humane retirement of Bamboo, Chai, and Watoto to a sanctuary. In response to increased criticism, the Zoo […]
IDA Urges Bowmanville Santa Claus Parade Not To Use Elephant Limba
New survey shows the Woodland Park Zoo lacks public support for its elephant program.
In Defense of Animals Slams Zoo Industry for Sending Elephants from One Substandard Zoo to Another
IDA is calling on the AZA to enact and enforce stricter policies following the tragic death of a keeper at the Dickerson Park Zoo.
Sophie and Babe must be moved to a facility that offers dramatically improved conditions—not more of the same.
NYC’s Times Square Features Anti-Elephant Poaching Billboard
IDA Obtains Records Confirming Little Rock Zoo Elephant Had Tuberculosis
Help End Poaching by Participating in the International March for Elephants on Friday, October 4th.
On Monday night, Sept. 16, with IDA in attendance and addressing their Mayor and City Council, West Hollywood, CA proved once again that there is room for compassion in politics. The Council voted unanimously to ban the commercial display and performances of wild and exotic animals. This important ordinance was initiated by council members Jeffrey […]