TORONTO ZOO ELEPHANTS

Canada's Animals Deserve the Five Freedoms

It's time to rethink our relationship with animals. We can begin by demanding effective laws from our governments guaranteeing the Five Freedoms for all animals in Canada. By doing this, animals may begin to become visible to us; they may matter.
Alamy

Anyone Want To Buy A Zoo?

Mayor Rob Ford is in favour of selling the Toronto Zoo, preferably at a profit for the taxpayers. "I'd love to see us sell the zoo and make money on it if we can," Ford told reporters late Tuesday af...
CP

California All The Way For Toronto Elephants

LOS ANGELES -- For elephants to fly, you have to do more than load trunks on a plane. Pat Derby, co-founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Society, has been working for two years to get three 10,000...
PA

The Toronto Zoo's Elephants Won't Forget

The system is being foiled in the case of the proposed and agreed upon plan to send the Toronto Zoo's three remaining African elephants to an elephant sanctuary in California run by PAWS. To some, it seems a predictable case of the bureaucracy -- i.e.: the zoo people who want the prestige of having elephants -- trying to short circuit or sabotage decisions of those who are their bosses.

Let the Girls Be Elephants

There is much debate about the ideal climate and roaming space needed for elephants to thrive. The Toronto Zoo offers neither, and Bob Barker came to do something about it.