Controversial Elephant Death at San Diego Zoo

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An animal rights group has called for a federal investigation into the death of an elephant at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The Northern California-based In Defense of Animals called for the Department of Agriculture, which does inspections of zoos, to investigate Umoya's death. This elephant's shocking death is another tragic example of how elephants suffer in inadequate and artificial zoo exhibits," said Catherine Doyle, elephant campaign director for the group.

Lucy the Elephant's Case to be Heard by Canadian Supreme Court?

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The Supreme Court of Canada could be getting involved in the battle over the fate of an ailing elephant in an Edmonton zoo. Every day that Lucy spends at the Valley Zoo, her condition continues to deteriorate," Jeffrey Kerr, a lawyer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said Wednesday. zoos canada elephantsCould be. Excerpted from CTV News.

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27,000 Animals Rescued in Texas

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The raid followed an undercover investigation by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Tags: zoos exotic animals detroit animal rescue PETA Holy cow! That's HUGE. It was an exotic animal importing firm (why the eff do those even exist?) that was allegedly mistreating its animals. A lot of these animals are reptiles, spiders and amphibians, which explains the large number. This rescue is the result of a PETA undercover investigation.

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Puerto Rico Ships Monkey to.Baghdad?

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The Baghdad Zoo rakes in some more animals. Unlike rhesus monkeys, patas are not considered desirable for research, and there has been little demand for either from zoos — until now. I am no fan of zoos, especially in an unstable country like Iraq. In the middle of the war, animals are the least of anyone's concern," said Lisa Wathne, spokeswoman for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Tags: zoos baghdad primates

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27): It’s little wonder that Tatiana, the tiger that escaped from the San Francisco Zoo, longed for her freedom. 28, 2007 The writer, on the staff of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, writes for its Animals in Entertainment Campaign To the Editor: Re “ Tiger on the Loose: Can It Happen Here? ” (news article, Dec.