Elephants are not objects for human amusement. Using elephants as attractions ends when tourists refuse to visit cruel events — such as the “elephant car wash” seen in this article.
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In Defense of Animals released a list of the top 10 worst zoos for elephants in 2016. Oklahoma City Zoo topped the list. Warning: The link contains images and videos that may be upsetting to witness. View the full list here.
EAI draws on decades of experience designing and building sanctuaries that give captive elephants new lives of freedom and autonomy. ERNA is a much-needed, sustainable, eco-friendly, natural habitat home, where elephants will not merely survive, they will thrive. Learn more about EAI’s mission, vision and goals for ERNA here.