Study: African Elephant, Hippo, Rhino Populations Shrink In WartimeOne of the study's authors said areas with the most frequent battles lose about a third of their mammal populations each year there's fighting.
We Brought A Suit: Nonprofit Sues For Captive Elephants' Rights To PersonHoodThe nonprofit Nonhuman Rights Project has filed a lawsuit on behalf of elephants named Beulah, Karen and Minnie at Commerford Zoo in Connecticut.
Billy The Elephant Incites Tug-Of-War Between LA Zoo, City HallAnother fight is brewing over the Los Angeles Zoo’s resident male Asian elephant, Billy.
Ringling Bros. To Retire Elephants This SummerFeld Entertainment, the circus’s parent company, said that all of their touring elephants will be permanently retired in May to the company’s 200-acre Center for Elephant Conservation in central Florida.
Couple Rides Elephant At Wedding Despite Exotic-Animals Ban In Huntington BeachDespite an exotic animals ban in Huntington Beach, a recent wedding ceremony featured an elephant, angering some animal rights activists.
Five Alternatives To Zoos In CaliforniaThese five alternative zoos offer a humane alternative to the normal zoo experience for the whole family.
LA City Council Bans Use Of Bullhooks On Circus ElephantsThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to ban the use of bullhooks on circus elephants.
End Of The Traveling Circus? Activists, Celebs Say Animals OverworkedAnimal rights activists who want to put an end to the traditional traveling circus are getting some support from a few Hollywood celebrities.
Elephants, Slash, And Betty White Set For 'Beastly' LA Zoo FundraiserA fundraiser set for later this month is set to bring together some of the biggest names in Los Angeles — both human and otherwise.