The Pata Zoo – Bangkok Thailand

The Pata Zoo – Bangkok Thailand

Slavery Is Not Species Specific

The Pata Zoo – Bangkok Thailand – Animals in a zoo are NOT an educational display – they are a tragedy. As Abraham Lincoln so aptly said ” Those who deny freedom to others do not deserve it themselves”. Spoken in the mid 1800’s about the human slave trade in the USA – these words have  a compelling truth to them when placed along side any circus or zoo in modern times.

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The Suffering Of Arturo

The Suffering Of Arturo

The Suffering Of Arturo – For a fleeting moment in time he imagined himself diving into the frigid water. In his dream – he and his friend Pelusa scrambled out of the water and chased each other over the frozen Arctic tundra – their thick white fur sending water droplets flying into the cold, morning air – their feet strong and sure on the glacier ice.

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Every Working Elephant Has A Wounded Soul And A Broken Heart

Every Working Elephant Has A Wounded Soul And A Broken Heart

The Tragedy Of Captivity – The Loss Of Dignity

Every Working Elephant Has A Wounded Soul And A Broken Heart – It cannot be otherwise because elephants are meant to roam with their herds for a lifetime – walking hundreds of miles over familiar, hallowed ranges – guided by instinct – ancestry and wisdom. Following the direction of a sage matriarch and mothered by loving sisters, aunts and cousins.

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World Animal Day – October 4, 2014

World Animal Day – October 4, 2014

World Animal Day – October 4, 2014 – Human beings have far more in common than not – but we tend to forget that in our constant striving for supremacy – we are right and you are wrong – greed – the pursuit of money and recognition – the need to dominate – corruption – the destruction of our environment by irresponsible corporations and absurd political posturing.

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Circus – Zoos – Rodeos! Is There Cruelty Here?

The Z0o – Circus – Rodeo – Calgary Stampede

I will be doing more blog posts in the future – but this is big topic. Animal welfare groups are working around the world to tackle it and to demand changes. People need to be aware of the cruelty that can be involved any time that wild animals are confined and held captive, ostensibly for the enjoyment of the public, but more realistially for the financial profit of the owners.

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