Best Kept Secret: Tried & True Way to Choose a Sweet Watermelon Every Time and It’s Easy to Remember: Just Let the Bees Show You How
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Best Kept Secret: Tried & True Way to Choose a Sweet Watermelon Every Time and It’s Easy to Remember: Just Let the Bees Show You How

Watermelon season is the best time of year (May – October, with the peak months being June, July, and August). And while we all know that we take our chances (on sweetness) when selecting fruit out of season there is nothing more frustrating than hauling the biggest melon home in the middle of the summer … Continue reading

STAR : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES  : Remember Me
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STAR : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES : Remember Me

Remember Me Name: Star Date of Birth: 18 September 2007 Place of Birth: village of Baan Tuek, Thailand Date of Death: 24 May 2010 Gender: Female Elephant’s Home: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary  BLES Location: near the village of Baan Tuek in Sukhothai, North Thailand   For information on this Baby Elephant’s Life & more photos … Continue reading

Ringling Bros. Circus Ends 145 Year Tradition By Sending Their Last 11 Performing Elephants into Early Retirement to Ringling’s Center For Elephant Conservation in Florida, But Will They Really Be Free To Live As Elephants? :  Elephant Activists Think Not : Part 2
We're Over the Big Top or When Will a Performing / Circus Elephant Become a Thing of the Past

Ringling Bros. Circus Ends 145 Year Tradition By Sending Their Last 11 Performing Elephants into Early Retirement to Ringling’s Center For Elephant Conservation in Florida, But Will They Really Be Free To Live As Elephants? : Elephant Activists Think Not : Part 2

The following additional text in quotations is taken directly from the National Geographic Video “When Ringling Bros. Retires Its Elephants, This is Where They Live” “In May 2015 National Geographic was allowed access to the Ringling Bros. Center for elephant conservation in Polk City Florida. Our producer was given a guided tour and escorted by … Continue reading

Ringling Bros. Circus Ends 145 Year Tradition By Sending Their Last 11 Performing Elephants into Early Retirement to Ringling’s Center For Elephant Conservation in Florida, But Will They Really Be Free To Live As Elephants? :  Elephant Activists Think Not : Part 1
We're Over the Big Top or When Will a Performing / Circus Elephant Become a Thing of the Past

Ringling Bros. Circus Ends 145 Year Tradition By Sending Their Last 11 Performing Elephants into Early Retirement to Ringling’s Center For Elephant Conservation in Florida, But Will They Really Be Free To Live As Elephants? : Elephant Activists Think Not : Part 1

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the Union but for the lives of our elephants the significance of an event that took place in Providence on Sunday 1 May 2016 will forever loom large in the history of captive performing wildlife. For on that date 11 Asian elephants gave their final bow for … Continue reading

What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You? : TripAdvisor Effectively Condones the Abuse of Wildlife as They Continue to Book Tours & Realize Profits From “The World’s Cruelest Animal Attractions” & Those Attractions Featuring Elephants For Human Entertainment Rank # 1 : Part 2
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What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You? : TripAdvisor Effectively Condones the Abuse of Wildlife as They Continue to Book Tours & Realize Profits From “The World’s Cruelest Animal Attractions” & Those Attractions Featuring Elephants For Human Entertainment Rank # 1 : Part 2

    If this abuse of our elephants is allowed to continue there will be no more of these majestic animals left to exploit for whatever reason humans see fit. Our elephants in the wild are being threatened in every way (killed by poachers/poaching; removed or displaced by deforestation; and captured as baby elephants i.e. … Continue reading