In Defense of Animals

  • Culture

    May 20, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    The Elephant Man Of Texas Is Not An Animal, He Just (Allegedly) Abuses Them

    ‚ÄčThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed charges against the East Texas handler of three -- er, actually it's now just one -- elephants, for allegedly violating the Animal Welfare Act. For those who haven't been following this sad/absurd story out of Leggett, about 80 miles northeast of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Houston Zoo Goes Ape Over Elephant-Abuse Claims

    Turns out the Houston Zoo has plenty to say about In Defense of Animals naming it one of the "Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants." "The list is an annual effort by In Defense of Animals to draw attention to their narrow agenda - to remove elephants from zoos," zoo spokesman Brian Hill tells Hair Balls. "T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    The List Of Groups That Hate The Houston Zoo Is Growing

    Following last year's death of two-year-old elephant Mac, PETA isn't the only group that's not pleased with the Houston Zoo. California-based group In Defense of Animals has released its annual "Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants," and the Houston Zoo comes in at No. 2:The Houston Zoo's Asian elephant bre ... More >>