San Antonio Zoo Accused of Elephant Mistreatment
NOVEMBER 11, 2009
In Defense of Animals has taken up the cause of Lucky the elephant, the only elephant at the San Antonio Zoo, alleging poor conditions and emotional distress. She has been at the San Antonio Zoo for 47 years. What amazes me is Lucky's age.49 years old. Is this right?
Cute California sea lion pups
4 The Love Of Animals
AUGUST 8, 2015
SeaWorld San Antonio is thrilled to announce the arrival of seven California sea lion pups born in June. They are adorable, and full of energy! These pups are full of energy and charm guests with their playful mannerisms.
Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
San Antonio Zoo (Texas) Edmonton Valley Zoo (Canada), Buttonwood Park Zoo (Mass.), San Diego Zoo Safari Park (Calif.) This list was issued by In Defense of Animals last month. Here they are. Central Florida Zoo (Fla.), Niabi Zoo (Ill.), Topeka Zoo (Kan.), Honolulu Zoo (Hawaii), Wildlife Safari (Ore.), York's Wild Kingdom Zoo (Maine) tied with Southwick's Zoo (Mass.), Pittsburgh Zoo's ICC (Penn.). earned a dishonorable mention.
Investigation Demanded for Southwest Lab
OCTOBER 6, 2010
SAEN) is calling for an investigation of Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research in San Antonio, TX. Stop Animal Exploitation Now! SAEN says previous USDA reports revealed primates have died at the Texas lab from dehydration and hypothermia, while others have simply been "found dead" -- possibly without veterinary care -- after suffering from serious disease conditions that include temperatures up to 105 degrees.
Help the Almagordo Chimpanzees
AUGUST 26, 2010
However, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) plans to move the chimpanzees—many of them at least 30 years old—to the Southwest National Primate Research Facility in San Antonio, Texas, where they can be used in painful, invasive experiments.". Here's an action alert from Physicians for Social Responsibility. Since 2001, chimpanzees have been housed at APF, where they cannot be used for research.
From Today's New York Times
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
Kellman San Antonio, Oct. To the Editor: Re “ The Carnivore’s Dilemma ,” by Nicolette Hahn Niman (Op-Ed, Oct. 31): Living “green” is not easy. Yes, every decision we make results in more or less of an impact on our environment. As a parent of young children, I have much to worry about regarding what my children eat—a balanced, wholesome diet, free from antibiotics, hormones or bacteria. Need we feel guilty about being carnivorous? The best advice Ms.