Supreme Court in India to Decide on How to Protect Captive Elephants of Kerala
Elephants With Jobs or Elephant Tourism: The Great Debate

Supreme Court in India to Decide on How to Protect Captive Elephants of Kerala

In an unprecedented move the Supreme Court in India has called for the “registration of all of the captive elephants in Kerala” and an immediate count of said animals. This action is being taken to “hold people accountable” for any and “all acts of cruelty” these elephants have endured for far too long. Historically, the … Continue reading

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.”  Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 3
Elephants With Jobs or Elephant Tourism: The Great Debate

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.” Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 3

The Secret Camps At a secluded “training camp” in Karnataka each elephant is forced into a “wooden pen” called a “crushing cage” or “kraal.” Once confined, unable to “move or even lie down” the elephants are kept “isolated, confined, starved, and dehydrated.”  They are jarred awake each morning by noise. The evening is more of … Continue reading

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.”  Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 2
Elephants With Jobs or Elephant Tourism: The Great Debate

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.” Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 2

The Elephants The following are just a few of the 57 Elephants at the Guruvayur Temple in Kerala, southern India that need our help:   Nandan     is age 43, a male “tusker” who for 20 years has been shackled in a way as to restrict his ability to lie down or even reach water in a … Continue reading

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.”  Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 1
Elephants With Jobs or Elephant Tourism: The Great Debate

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.” Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 1

The Temple Journalist Liz Jones reporting for the Daily Mail on Sunday along with London barrister, Duncan McNair, who founded Save The Asian Elephants (STAE) have made a desperate appeal to rescue elephants. “We have to release the 57 elephants in that temple, and close down the secretive ‘training’ camps: there are 12 in all”. … Continue reading