News Room - 2005 Archives

Press Releases

IDA Holds Memorial Honoring One-Year Anniversary of Elephant’s Premature Death

IDA Joins Local Effort To Move Injured Elephant at Philadelphia Zoo To Sanctuary

Elephant Crisis at L.A. Zoo: Gita's Medical Condition Worsens

Giant "Elephant" to Zoo Commission: Scrap Plans for Deficient Elephant Enclosure!

Experts to Zoo Commission: Scrap Plans for Deficient Elephant Enclosure

'Jane Goodall of Elephants' Urges City Council to Protect Pachyderms

Chicago Council Member Calls On Zoo Association, USDA To Upgrade Elephant Standards

City Council Considers Elephant-Protection Law

Richard Pryor Makes Independence Day Plea for Elephants

El Paso Advocates to Zoogoers: Time for Elephant Freedom

IDA to Reveal Elephant's Death Report

“Pachyderm” to Philadelphia Zoogoers: Be an Elefriend

Zoo industry, animal rights groups differ over what constitutes humane treatment for captive pachyderms

Elephants’ Health Problems Highlight Need for Sanctuary

Elephant Friends' Free Speech Endangered at L.A. Zoo

IDA, PETA, Friends Of Wankie Demand Resignation Of Zoo Director Over Third Elephant Death

New L.A. Mayor is a Friend to Elephants

Enough is Enough: PETA and IDA Implore Zoo to Send Surviving Elephant to Sanctuary, Not to Salt Lake City Zoo

"Foot Health Awareness Month" Observed at Portland

"Foot Health Awareness Month" Kicks-off at Philadelphia Zoo 

"Foot Health Awareness Month" Kicks-off at L.A. Zoo 

Elephant from San Francisco Zoo Euthanized due to Severe Captivity - Induced Foot Problems 

Activists Ask Jeopardy! Game Show Host Alex Trebec: “What is wrong with keeping elephants at the L.A. Zoo?” 

Illinois Native Richard Pryor Urges Chicago City Council To Send Elephant To Sanctuary 

Chicago Alderman Proposes Resolution to Send Lincoln Park Zoo’s Last Surviving Elephant to Sanctuary 

Memorial Today: One-Year Anniversary of Elephant Death at SF Zoo 

Taxpayers to Zoo Bond Committee: Inhumane Elephant Enclosure is Waste of Money, Close It 

Teachers and students deliver special valentine to L.A. Zoo 

Elephant Advocates Charge Zoos As Devastating As Poaching For Elephants’ Lifespan 

Activists Blame Death of Second Elephant In Chicago On San Diego Zoo 

Second Elephant Dumped By San Diego Zoo Dies in Chicago

Activists to L.A. Zoo commissioners: Send Elephants to Sanctuary Now

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Media Coverage
IDA Opinion Piece: Let the Zoo's Elephants Go

L.A. Zoo needs to give its elephants a break

The real remedy for zoo elephants is to set them free by IDA President Elliot M. Katz, DVM

IDA Recommended Reading: Opinion Piece in Support of Sending Elephants to Sanctuary

Toni at center of care debate

Wanda, Winky having 'the time of their lives'

Philadelphia Zoo May Move Elephants on Shortfall (Update2)

Arthritis Case Adds to Debate: Are Zoos Good Home for Elephants?

Where do elephants belong?

Zoo might lose elephants

IDA Opinion Piece: Let the Zoo's Elephants Go

IDA Recommended Reading: Opinion Piece in Support of Sending Elephants to Sanctuary

Activists Call For Sanctuary For Ailing Zoo Elephant

The real remedy for zoo elephants is to set them free by IDA President Elliot M. Katz, DVM

Mayor's zoo study could have elephants packing their trunks

City Council seems to be missing insight

A new way for the Oregon Zoo's elephants

Mona's Death The Center Of Activists Latest Move

Editorial: A Crowded Elephant House Move the herd

A Cruel Jungle Tale in Richmond

Second Elephant Dies At Lincoln Park Zoo

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