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 […]
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.