Elephant Slavery – Part 2

Elephant Slavery – Part 2

 A Life in Bondage

Elephant Slavery – Part 2 – We owe a debt of gratitude to Lek Chailert of Elephant Nature Park in Thailand for exposing the appalling cruelty endured by Asian elephants. She bears witness to the way these intelligent, gentle animals are mistreated by their owners and handlers. The tourist, trekking and logging industries are to blame for this injustice.

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The Tragedy Of Elephant Slavery

The Tragedy Of Elephant Slavery

Lives Denied

The Tragedy Of Elephant Slavery – the desire to be free is a primal instinct in every living being. Why will people die to be liberated? Because freedom is in the DNA of the human heart and soul. So why do we – our supposed evolved species – think that it is acceptable to deny this right to the animals of the planet. We do so in our ignorance and arrogance. Humanity has strayed so far from the innate beauty and dignity of the natural world that we are corrupt strangers on the journey of our planet.

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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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What Were We Marching For

What Were We Marching For

What Were We Marching For – Make no mistake – every person who got up on the morning of October 4, 2014 and put on his or her sneakers in 136 cities on 6 continents – knew what we were marching for! We wanted to be there – and we are committed to a common goal – saving elephants – rhinos and lions!

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And So We Marched

And So We Marched

And So We Marched – In 136 cities on 6 continents to honour World Animal Day – October 4, 2014 – and to demand change, accountability and protection for animals all around the world. We roared for lions – elephants and rhinos – but we did not forget the plight of homeless dogs and cats – factory farmed animals who exist in dark, filthy barns – animals slaughtered in revolting religious festivals and those who are abused, chained, caged, confined, hunted and tortured. It was their day and we gave them a mighty voice.

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Photos From World Animal Day March – 2

Photos From World Animal Day March – 2

Photos From World Animal Day March – 2 – Ready – Set – Go! On October 4, 2014 – we marched in 133 cities around the world. Thank you for every pair of eager feet – for every beautiful, shared photograph – for all the positive energy and love – for all the hard work and dedicated organizing – for every child who will become an animal advocate – for every parent who knew the importance of involving your children – for every colourful sign – for every kind heart and thoughtful soul. What A Day!

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Photos From World Animal Day March – 1

Photos From World Animal Day March – 1

Photos From World Animal Day March – 1 – Some marchers have already taken to the streets in parts of the world. In Lusaka, Zambia and Malawi the marches have happened early so school children could participate. The images show people who are incredibly proud to be part of this phenomenal global movement on behalf of animals.

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