Broker Walter Hatchett, board member Leslie Schreiber, CEO Carol Buckley and the ever faithful Java arrived at ERNA after an eight hour drive. They are all tired but very excited that the sale is final and ERNA is a reality.
“Have you ever heard of the saying that an elephant never forgets? It’s true.” An 8th grade student from the International School Dhaka in Bangladesh wrote this poignant article about the cruelty elephants endure for human entertainment. In the article, the intelligent and compassionate student mentioned Carol as a source for information.
IT’S OFFICIAL: The sale of the Elephant Refuge North America is closed. We’re one step closer toward providing a home for elephants to thrive. Thank you for your support — we couldn’t do this without you. If you would like to pitch in, we’re still accepting donations. Click here to donate today.
“Love of animals is a universal impulse, a common ground on which all of us may meet. By loving and understanding animals, perhaps we humans shall come to understand each other.” — Louis J. Camuti
The Central Zoo Authority of India will no longer recognize seven circuses due to reported incidents of animal cruelty. As a result of the CZA making this move, the circuses will no longer be permitted to use wild animals (including elephants) in the entertainment. Unfortunately, the CZA does not have the power to rule against the use of domestic animals. Click here to read the article.