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Raju the Elephant

When I Heard About the Plight of Raju the Elephant, I Was Moved to Write This Song

Lucius Lowe | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Lucius Lowe

When I heard the story of Raju the elephant and his rescue, I was very moved. Here was one of Nature's most noble and majestic creatures displaying an almost exclusively human trait -- an emotional response in the form of crying tears!

Will Raju's Freedom Last?

Nikki Sharp | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Nikki Sharp

Raju had lived for almost 50 years in spiked chains. His life consisted of being dressed in costumes and painted in chalk in a klutzy attempt to make him look cherished and worshipped.

Raju The Crying Elephant May Be Forced Back To A Life In Chains

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green

The story of Raju, the elephant who cried when he was freed after 50 years in shackles, touched millions around the world just two months ago. Now, in...

Elephant Cries After He Is Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green

For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists. All that changed when ...