Africa’s elephants are being slaughtered at an alarming rate, poached for their tusks to meet a growing demand for ivory in Asia. Please urge CITES to reject any future proposals for trade in ivory, support improved protection for elephants, and return to the full ban on the sale of ivory.
On April 25, 2011, a male elephant was born at the Carson and Barnes Circus winter quarters in Hugo, Oklahoma. He was named Hugo, a name that – according to the circus website – “just sounded circus.” Though not yet a year old, Hugo is already on the road. IDA has confirmed that Hugo has [...]
IDA is urging everyone to take just a few minutes of their time this week to help save animals from the misery of circus life. There are a variety of important actions you can take in support of H.R. 3359, the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (TEAPA). This ground-breaking bill would effectively end the use [...]
Last year it was Bob Parsons, head of the Internet domain hosting company Go Daddy, who was pictured with his grisly trophy – a dead elephant he slaughtered in Zimbabwe. (Parsons has since stepped down as CEO of the company.) This time it’s Donald Trump’s sons, Eric and Donald, Jr. Public reaction was swift and [...]