If you have ever seen the film Water For Elephants starring Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon you may have been appalled by the story line of an elephant named Rosie (played by… 772 more words
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HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Despite an exotic animals ban in Huntington Beach, a recent wedding ceremony featured an elephant, angering some animal-rights activists.
Photographs from the wedding showed the couple riding atop the elephant, a tradition at many Indian weddings. 334 more words
GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — Elephant rides at the Nevada County Fair are attracting controversy and kids are caught in the middle.
Gary Johnson, the owner of Have Trunk Will Travel, says his animals are well cared for and their business is routinely inspected. 250 more words
About time a fair takes a stand!!!
Nevada County Fair board refuses to cancel elephant rides
Nearly 40 people spoke at a hearing Thursday that stretched for almost two hours on whether the Nevada County Fair should allow elephant rides at the fairgrounds. 94 more words
Elephant rides to be held at fair in Del Mar again this year
Elephant rides – a tradition at the San Diego County Fair for nearly 30 years – will once again be offered at this year’s fair, in spite of a renewed effort by opponents of the rides to have them banned from the fairgrounds. 463 more words
By Kirsten Massebeau
On February 7, 2013 the Portland Oregon Zoo announced that they had purchased Rose Tu’s new calve Lily and the father to Lily and Sumadra, Tusko who has been on loan since 2005. 302 more words