Remembering Our Sweet Packy : 14 April 1962 – 9 February 2017 :  Dear Packy … May Your Death Not Be in Vain…
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Remembering Our Sweet Packy : 14 April 1962 – 9 February 2017 : Dear Packy … May Your Death Not Be in Vain…

Dear Packy: We have loved you from the moment you came into this world on 14 April 1962 at The Oregon Zoo, or we would have loved you then, had we been born. Just like any sweet baby elephant that arrives, you were irresistible, surely front page news, as your future offspring were. You were … Continue reading

Remembering Our Sweet Packy : 14 April 1962 – 9 February 2017 : What You Knew & What You Never Knew About Packy the Elephant Who Was Euthanized at The Oregon Zoo, Age 54
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Remembering Our Sweet Packy : 14 April 1962 – 9 February 2017 : What You Knew & What You Never Knew About Packy the Elephant Who Was Euthanized at The Oregon Zoo, Age 54

“Rally in Memory of PACKY” at the Oregon Zoo Saturday 15 April 2017 Protests: will continue… to Free Oregon Zoo Elephants , FOZE Facebook Death: by euthanasia on 9 February 2017, TB related. Packy Should Not Have Been Put Down: Opinions differ but “An Oregon Zoo Elephant Keeper Begged Metro Council Not to Euthanize Packy Days Before … Continue reading

There is Hope For Pupi & Kuki: Zoo Elephants in Argentina Soon To Be Released to Elephant Sanctuary as Buenos Aires Officials Relocating Most All of Its Captive Wildlife From “All But Abandoned” Palermo Zoo
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There is Hope For Pupi & Kuki: Zoo Elephants in Argentina Soon To Be Released to Elephant Sanctuary as Buenos Aires Officials Relocating Most All of Its Captive Wildlife From “All But Abandoned” Palermo Zoo

If all goes as planned two African elephants, Pupi & Kuki, will soon have a home in a sanctuary far away from their current existence in Argentina, surrounded by a perilous dry moat at an all but forgotten zoo in Buenos Aires **.  (A third elephant named Maria, a former abused circus elephant has an … Continue reading

Last Chain on Billie : How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top by Carol Bradley : Review Part 1
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Last Chain on Billie : How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top by Carol Bradley : Review Part 1

When elephant trainer Buckles Woodcock was first sent by John Cuneo Jr. (who later established the Hawthorn Corporation, the equivalent of an elephant’s worst nightmare) to judge the viability of a young elephant named Popsicle for the rigorous life of a circus elephant he sent word that she looked like an elephant he would be … Continue reading

Our Beloved Hanako “The Loneliest Elephant in the World” Has Died in Her “Concrete Prison” at the Age of 69 : As Cause of Death Revealed “Fans” Gather at the Tokyo Zoo to Remember the Pachyderm One Last Time
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Our Beloved Hanako “The Loneliest Elephant in the World” Has Died in Her “Concrete Prison” at the Age of 69 : As Cause of Death Revealed “Fans” Gather at the Tokyo Zoo to Remember the Pachyderm One Last Time

As all elephant lovers were saddened by the death of Hanako, who was transported to the only home she would know, the Inokashira Park Zoo, as a baby elephant (aged 2), they are also feeling relieved  that this elderly pachyderm (“the oldest living elephant in Japan“) no longer has to endure such a solitary and constrained … Continue reading

Save the Date for Packy at the Oregon Zoo  : Saturday 16 April 2016 : the Elephant’s 54th Birthday RALLY,  This is Our Moment to Rescue Him
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Save the Date for Packy at the Oregon Zoo : Saturday 16 April 2016 : the Elephant’s 54th Birthday RALLY, This is Our Moment to Rescue Him

Packy is a beloved elephant who has spent his entire life in the Oregon Zoo (he was hailed as the “first elephant born in the Western hemisphere in 44 years”; that truth humans can agree on. What we fail to agree upon, however, is just why humans are allowed to profit off of the backs of our elephants holding them to … Continue reading