Yet another excellent editorial in the Seattle Times, following their recent exposé on the WPZ elephants and the zoo’s aggressive and unsuccessful breeding program. Here’s an excerpt:
Confinement for large mammals with a physical and instinctual need for space insults their bodies and their minds. Grotesque reproductive drills and stunted lives for infants are no argument for continuing, literally, business as usual.
End the breeding efforts and ship the elephants to sanctuaries.
Read the full editorial, Learn from the ‘Glamour Beasts’
Check out the original series, Glamor Beasts: The dark side of elephant captivity