Tell the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to revoke Liebelís captive wildlife permits and elephant ride authorization immediately!
Sign an online petition.
And/or better yet, make direct contact:
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Farris Bryant Building
620 S. Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600
phone (850) 488-4676
Earlier this month, PETA asked the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to deny the renewal of the permits that allow the infamous Hugo "Tommy" Liebel to exhibit and give rides on the neglected elephant Nosey. Now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cited Liebel again for neglect and public endangerment.
Nosey needs you to tell the FWC to revoke Liebel's permits once and for all.
According to the USDA veterinarian who inspected Nosey in March, one of her toenails was so overgrown that it was "curling upward and pulling away from the nail bed," creating a risk of pain or "chronic foot care issues." Foot problems can be fatal in elephants. The inspector also described a "large opening" in the enclosure where Nosey was being used for rides, which could've allowed children to enter the elephant ride ring and get hurt.
The USDA has cited Liebel again and again for mistreating Nosey by shackling her with short chains, denying her veterinary care, and failing to handle her safely.
Nosey cannot suffer any longer.
Thank you for everything you do for animals!
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