Toronto Zoo Elephants Need Your Help!
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Originally Posted: April 27, 2012

Toronto Zoo Elephants Need Your Help!

[Ed. Note: Toronto Zoo Elephants Going to PAWS! Also read Letter to the Editor, Toronto Star about Saving Three Elephants, Blame the AZA, not Bob Barker.]

FROM In Defense of Animals (IDA)


Send a message to the City of Toronto Councillors, urging them to stay the course and send Iringa, Toka and Thika to the PAWS Sanctuary. Tell them to honor their word [Three elephants to be released to California sanctuary] and not succumb to the industry that supports keeping animals in captivity: AZA - Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

And/or better yet, make direct contact:

Toronto City Council Members...Pick a few and make contact!


The elephants at the Toronto Zoo – Iringa, Toka and Thika – need your help again. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) revoked the zoo's accreditation last week because of a plan to send the elephants to a sanctuary. Now, some City of Toronto Councillors are wondering if they made the right decision when they voted to send the elephants to the PAWS Sanctuary in California.

Don’t let the AZA get away with these bully tactics meant to stop the transfer of the Toronto Zoo elephants to a large, natural-habitat sanctuary, and to intimidate other zoos that may want to do the same for their elephants.

Tell the City of Toronto Councillors that the world is watching! 

Thank you for everything you do for animals!

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