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Petition: BAN CRUEL ELEPHANT ‘TROPHIES’ IN CA

Petition: BAN CRUEL ELEPHANT ‘TROPHIES’ IN CA

By Lady Freethinker Terrified and trying desperately to flee their killers, defenseless elephants endure immense suffering and agonizing death just so wealthy hunters can hack off their body parts to display as sickening “trophies.” These massive creatures don’t always die from the first shot, often experiencing slow death from a prolonged attack. Many animals — including rhinoceroses, giraffes, and baboons — suffer similar fates. And during “canned” hunts, lions bred in captivity are released into enclosed areas from which they can’t escape and shot at point-blank...

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Petition: #ENDTHETRADE

Our world has been forever changed. We have shuttered our homes, shuttered our businesses, lost our jobs, lost our sense of security, toppled the global economy, watched our loved ones get sick and die, and overwhelmed our health care systems beyond recognition. The Coalition to End the Trade aims to help ensure this never happens again by addressing the likely cause of this pandemic and others: the commercial trade and sale in markets of wild terrestrial animals (particularly mammals and birds), for consumption. The commercial trade of wild terrestrial animals gives pathogens that have...

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Elephants and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Elephants and the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Elephanatics APR 2, 2020 —  #IvoryFreeCanada Petition Update   Hello Kind Supporters, We are urging people to consider helping their favorite elephant organization during this time of crisis. The economic fallout from this crisis is affecting everyone and everything. African and Asian sanctuaries and rescue organizations are not immune. It is a hard time for all, but animals tend to suffer the greatest consequences when times are tough. Realizing even a LITTLE can help a LOT, and the psychological effect of feeling better by giving...

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Petition: Boycott these 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America!

By One Green Planet The many heartbreaking ways zoos are causing more harm than good for elephants has been exposed yet again by In Defense of Animals, which recently released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America. “Our 2019 list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants exposes many tragic examples of how elephants suffered in U.S. and Canadian zoos,” said Marilyn Kroplick M.D., President of In Defense of Animals. “The zoos featured on this year’s list demonstrate how public display facilities can cause elephant suffering, regardless of space, ‘enrichment’, or...

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