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Better animal protection laws needed

Published 10/06/08

The "contemptible" practice of keeping elephants in captivity and the breeding programs that force elephants to live an unnatural life for their entire existence ... might explain the bizarre behavior exhibited by Rose-Tu toward her newborn. But there may be another reason: The abuse she suffered eight years ago at the hands of one of her Oregon Zoo handlers may have compromised her ability to interact normally with her calf.

Born Free USA united with API knows that elephants don't belong in the zoo.

The lesson of Rose-Tu and her calf
Guest Opinion
Pamela Frasch
The Oregonian

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