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Elephants arrive at wildlife sanctuary in California

Published 10/23/13

Three elephants from the Toronto Zoo have arrived safely at the Performing Animal Welfare Society's wildlife sanctuary in California, following a carefully monitored three-day trek. CTV News interviews Barry MacKay, Born Free USA's Senior Program Associate and Canadian Representative, about the importance of this move.

Link: CTV News

Primatologist uses gourds to help monkeys

Published 10/23/13

Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary's Alexandra Bowman speaks at the Pumpkins for Primates event in New Braunfels, Texas, where children learn about the hardships facing primates and decorate pumpkins (with non-toxic paint) to give to the primates at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary. The event was presented by the local chapter of Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots organization.

Link: Herald Zeitung

International March for Elephants

Published 10/15/13

At the International March for Elephants, Born Free USA CEO Will Travers gives an impassioned speech about the cruel realities of the ivory trade. (You can also read a transcript of the speech here.)

Link: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01j9gjv

Mourning Dove Hunt

Published 10/11/13

Born Free USA's Canadian Representative, Barry McKay, speaks out against the recent decision to add the mourning dove to Ontario's list of species that can be hunted. Listen to his interview on CBC Toronto's radio show, Ontario Morning.

Link: CBCRADIO

Snakes alive! Countless reports of snakes turning up in weird places

Published 10/08/13

Born Free USA's Exotic Animal Incidents Database proves useful for tracking the recent rash of snake-related incidents, including those involving injuries and deaths to humans and other animals.

Link: SOTT.NET

Pet snakes becoming a danger to humans and wildlife in USA

Published 10/08/13

Born Free USA's Executive Vice President, Adam Roberts, speaks out about the dangers of owning deadly "pet" snakes.

Link: Wildlife Extra

Primates escape experimental research

Published 10/01/13

Why does the U.S. still allow medical research on primates? Following Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary's recent addition of nine baboons from a research lab, this article explores the need to develop alternative methods of medical testing.

Link: Ohio.com

Q&A: Space Coast grad spreads wings in design

Published 10/01/13

In a new interview, Jaimie Partin, Second Place winner in Born Free's 2013 fur-free fashion competition (fffashion), shares her compassionate inspiration for her prize-winning design, "Umbrella-la."

Link: Florida Today

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