iOS app Android app

Elephant Bullhooks

Just Stop Hurting Elephants

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 09.06.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

Despite our profound love for elephants and amazement at their very existence, humans have a unique, inexplicable capacity to bring pain and suffering to individual elephants as we simultaneously engage in behaviors that hasten their demise in the wild.

Ban the Bullhook

Eric Garcetti | Posted 07.10.2015 | Green
Eric Garcetti

The California Senate has sent the Assembly an important elephant protection measure that would prohibit the menacing weapon called the bullhook that is used in circuses and other entertainment to control captive elephants through fear and pain.

Ringling Brothers Should Put Money Where Mouth Is

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The more you learn about the behind-the-scenes workings of circuses, the worse you feel about what they're doing. Highly intelligent animals are often chained for a majority of their lives, shipped to dozens of cities a year, separated from their family groups, and struck with bullhooks to force them to submit and perform unnatural tricks.

City Moves To Ban Circus Elephants

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew | Posted 01.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles took a step this week to potentially ban elephants at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and other traveling circus shows. The cit...

Judge Allows Circus To Flout Elephant Bullhooks Ban In Atlanta

Posted 02.17.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be allowed to use bullhooks on elephants during its ...