Posts Tagged ‘Catherine Doyle’

In Defense Of Animals Blasts San Diego Zoo Plan To Loan Elephants To Los Angeles Zoo

San Rafael, Calif. (October 30, 2010) –  In Defense of Animals (IDA) is blasting the San Diego Zoo for its plan to loan two elephants to the Los Angeles Zoo, claiming the move is detrimental to the elephants’ welfare. The San Diego Zoo received Tina and Jewel after they were removed by federal agencies from an abusive circus handler last year. “Scientific research shows that inter-zoo transfers ... Full story

Brookfield Zoo Elephant Transfer Shows Zoos Are Failing Elephants

San Rafael, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) is citing the recent transfer of the African elephant Joyce from the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago to a Six Flags theme park in New Jersey as just one more example of how zoos are failing elephants and causing them great suffering. Joyce was the zoo’s only elephant. Female elephants naturally live in large, stable ... Full story

Dead Southwick’s Zoo Elephant Had Tuberculosis

Zoo urged to release autopsy report due to serious public health concerns San Rafael, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2010) – In light of the alarming news that an elephant who gave rides at the Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Massachusetts died from tuberculosis, In Defense of Animals (IDA) sent an urgent letter to the zoo today, demanding the immediate release of the elephant’s necropsy report. According to an article ... Full story

Elephant Escape From Circus Spurs Federal Complaint

In Defense of Animals urges action to protect elephant and public from harm San Rafael, Calif. – In Defense of Animals (IDA) filed a complaint today with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over an incident in which an elephant named Viola temporarily escaped from the Cole Bros. Circus in Lynchburg, Virginia, and was injured after a fall. “In Defense of Animals is calling on the USDA ... Full story
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