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Lisa Dhamija 31 May 16
RIP, beautiful Harambe.
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Barbara J King 3 Oct 18
"Happy is an autonomous being who evolved to walk 20 or more miles a day as a member of a multi-generational large social group": Thank you Steve Wise/ for your work on behalf of Happy
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Sara Laughter 14 Jul 18
—3-year-old male jaguar (Panthera onca) escaped habitat at New Orleans Zoo—killed six other zoo animals in their enclosures—four alpacas, one emu, a fox—"Valero" sedated by veterinarians, returned to his area and secured—zoo closes for day
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ChrissyDP 11 Nov 17
Replying to @bjkingape
awful .
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Laura Cancino 5 Feb 18
Replying to @bjkingape
It is!! You can definitely and love animals!!
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Sara Laughter 21 Apr 18
China—kangaroo stoned to death at Fuzhou Zoo, because she wasn't hopping enough to amuse visitors—staff tried but failed to stop crowd—a week later, crowd at the same zoo threw stones at another kangaroo to make it hop, animal survived
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Barbara J King Oct 19
Very glad these elephants had moments of fun. But keep in mind, the cute annual coverage masks the basics: don't belong in .
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Barbara J King Oct 22
I hope that the judge in this case does go visit Happy. No elephant should live alone on one outdoor zoo acre -- with a smaller indoor winter area. Piece by
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Barbara J King Feb 4
I find this question to be readily answerable: No.
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Barbara J King Oct 7
"Children have a natural affinity for nature and what better place for that than the zoo"---could we think hard about precisely WHAT this teaches young children about , and about us wishing to hold them in captivity?
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Barbara J King 19 Nov 18
Thank you Steve and for always fighting for , this time for Happy, an elephant who has lived without direct social contact with other since 2006.
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Barbara J King 18 Sep 17
We can think in more depth about ethics of and than this-- yes?
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Sara Laughter 10 Jun 16
—captive for life: critically red ruffed (Varecia rubra) born via
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Sandra Morris 10 Feb 19
How horrifying: rather than moving him to another zoo, (or better yet, back to the wild where he belonged), a London zoo shot and killed a perfectly healthy, young giraffe (part of a now endangered species) because he was genetically too similar to others at the zoo:
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Sara Laughter 19 Oct 16
in 's Central —trained to smoke pack of daily— via
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Barbara J King 15 Sep 17
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Barbara J King 6 Oct 18
A zoo director in California envisions a multi-million dollar renovation to bring in rhino, chimpanzees, giraffe, and columnist says no thanks
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MayDay 🇨🇦 26 Mar 14
kills 2 adult and 2 baby lions to make room for a new male. Weeks after
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Sara Laughter 28 Dec 16
world's oldest has lived her entire life of 60 yrs in captivity— via
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Barbara J King Jan 18
Yes, of course "death with dignity" is a goal with end-of-life in . But when a zoo keeps seven elephants captive, isn't another question, do these have LIFE with dignity?
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