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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704

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An Apology to Elephants on HBO

HBO Documentary Films is televising  'An Apology to Elephants,' a poignant and brutal comparison of their life in the wild vs in captivity in circuses and zoos.  From the website:
'Elephants are among the most majestic and intelligent creatures on Earth--but for hundreds of years, they have suffered at the hands of humans. Narrated by Lily Tomlin, this documentary short traces our long history with elephants and explores the many problems that arise when they are brought to live in captivity in zoos and circuses.'
The film is airing now on Optimum Channel 306.  
Other air dates:   4/27 at 4:15pm;  4/30 at 10:15am and 5/05 at 10:15am; 5/09 at 1:15pm and 5/13at 5:30pm. It also plays on HBO Family and HBOGO.

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