Misha the elephant died Sept. 9 in a cinder-block building at Utah's Hogle Zoo, her most recent home. No one is certain yet of what caused her sudden downturn, at what could be described as "middle age" for an elephant. But one of Misha's former trainers has a strong suspicion: "She lost her will."
Born Free USA united with API knows that captivity is no place for an elephant.
Misha endured a tragic life - and she wasn't unique
Matthew D. LaPlante
The Reporter (Vacaville, CA)