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The world’s loneliest elephant

Kaavan, the world’s loneliest elephant, greets guests at the zoo where he lives in Islamabad, Pakistan.
December 11, 2020

Kaavan is an elephant that was born in Sri Lanka; in 1985, he was given to a run-down zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan. He has been in Pakistan since he was a year old, but recently many social activists have...

Lions and tigers and protesters — oh, my!

February 16, 2012

“Elephants never forget.” Signs like these were directed at circus participants this past week, when animal rights activists protested in response to nine Ringling Bros. shows at the Greensboro Coliseum. “The...

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