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Toronto Zoo's Remaining Elephants to Go to Sanctuary

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Not only is Toronto closing its elephant exhibit, but the City Council voted to send the remaining elderly elephants to the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) sanctuary instead of another zoo. zoos canada animal sanctuary toronto elephantsThis is excellent news.

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Fight Continues to Release Lucy the Elephant

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Here's an update on the battle to release the Lucy the Elephant to a sanctuary. She is the lone elephant at the Edmonton Zoo in Alberta, Canada. Tags: zoos animal sanctuary elephants

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Attempted Delay in Toronto Elephants Transfer to Sanctuary

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The zoo keepers at the Toronto are desperately trying to get the City Council to reconsider its decision to move three aging elephants to a sanctuary. canada zoo animal sanctuary toronto elephantsThey presented the Council with a petition with 1,100 signatures.

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Bob Barker Offers to Pay to Move Canadian Elephants to Sanctuary

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I hope, when I reach their age, I'm as active and effective as Bob Barker and Betty White are in the animal rights movement. Legendary game show host Bob Barker says it will cost $200,000 to move three elephants from the Toronto Zoo to a California sanctuary, and he doesn't mind paying for it himself. Toronto city council voted in October to move the elephants to a facility run by PAWS (Performing Animal Welfare Society) near Galt, Calif.,

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Followup: Some Zoo Keepers Fighting to Stop Elephant Transfer to Sanctuary

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War has erupted between Toronto Zoo elephant keepers and the animal rights group helping to co-ordinate a move of three aging elephants to a California sanctuary. Zoocheck Canada’s Julie Woodyer told the Star she has rescinded an offer to pay for one of the dozen keepers to fly to the PAWS sanctuary this weekend with her and two councillors, Michelle Berardinetti and Raymond Cho. zoos canada animal sanctuary toronto elephants

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Prominent Canadian Attorney Takes Up Cause of Lucy the Elephant

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Canadian Defense attorney Clayton Ruby has taken up the cause of getting Lucy the elephant released to an animal sanctuary. Now, the high-profile criminal lawyer will work to free a different kind of jailbird -- Lucy the elephant -- from a different kind of cage: Edmonton's Valley Zoo. "I Tags: elephants Clayton Ruby is famous for getting the wrongfully convicted out of jail.

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