Tag: Elephants

ALDF Demands Sanctuary for “Lucky,” Lone Elephant at San Antonio Zoo

April 9, 2015
Zoo conditions violate Endangered Species Act, accreditation standards.

ALDF Speaks Up for Elephants at Woodland Park Zoo

March 17, 2015
Elephants Bamboo and Chai are suffering immensely in the Seattle-based Woodland Park Zoo.

Ringling to Phase Out Circus Elephants!

March 5, 2015
On March 5, 2015, we all woke up to historic news that may not have been believable had it not been reported on virtually every major news network across the United States: Ringling Bros. announced that it is finally eliminating the use of elephants from its circus by 2018.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Brief In Legal Appeal Against L.A. Zoo’s Controversial Elephant Exhibit

February 2, 2015
Trial court agrees exhibit causes suffering; ALDF asks court of appeal to send elephants to sanctuary.

Orphaned Elephants in Kenya: Precious Lives in the Balance

February 3, 2014
Ready for a whole lot of cute? Check out this video of the orphaned baby elephants, and learn why they became orphaned to begin with.

On the Ground for Elephants in Kenya

January 7, 2014
In December, I traveled to Kenya to attend the first National Judicial Dialogue on Wildlife and Environmental Crimes.

In Memoriam: Dr. Mel Richardson

January 6, 2014
It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to a dear friend of the animals and of ALDF. Dr. Mel Richardson, affectionately known as Dr. Mel to his friends and colleagues, passed away on January 2 at the age of 63.

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