Retire Nosey the Elephant from the circus industry!
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Petitioning Deputy Administrator - Animal Care U.S. Department of Agriculture (APHIS)
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Published on January 17, 2014 @ 10:25 h
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Published on January 17, 2014 @ 10:20 h
Born in Zimbabwe 30
years ago, Nosey the elephant has endured an ordeal all her life. She was
captured and forced to travel with Hugo Liebel and Florida State Family Circus
since 1988. The schedule was so packed this summer that she had to travel in
almost every state in the US. At one point, it was clear that she had started
to loose her fitness, and many spectators were wondering why she was still
Despite the fact elephants
are highly social creatures, Nosey was left without any company for 24 years.
Meanwhile, officials of
the US Department of Agriculture have mounted countless Animal Welfare Act
(AWA) violations regarding Nosey – from failure to provide proper veterinary care
and safe handling wrongdoings. Yet no concrete actions have been taken to
remove Nosey from the circus industry.
She must be released
from this cruel business and sent to a sanctuary, where she can enjoy the rest
of her life. She deserves this!Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this petition are those of the author (John Smith) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of YouSign.org.Do you love animals? Are you against animal abuse? Then join our Facebook Group: Animal Voices
Published on January 17, 2014 @ 10:12 h
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