Lolita is a killer whale who was captured some 52 long years ago, and forced to exist in a small enclosure to entertain humans. Animal welfare activists have been working for decades to get her set free. Now, it appears, that day may be finally coming.
Category: Animals as Entertainment
Happy the Elephant has Day in Court
New York’s highest court is set to determine whether Happy, a 47-year-old Asian elephant living at the Bronx Zoo, is being unlawfully imprisoned.
World’s Loneliest Elephant Kaavan Starts New Life
Pakistan’s lonely elephant Kaavan arrived in Cambodia by cargo plane today to start a new life with fellow pachyderms at a local sanctuary, the culmination of years of campaigning for his transfer by American singer Cher.
Circus Closing Permanently
The greatest show on earth for causing harm to animals is finally about to shutter its doors. Many factors were … More
Another U.S. City Set to Ban Use of Circus Animals
Another victory is in the wings for stopping the use of animals as entertainment. Go for it, Jersey City! Jersey … More