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PHOTOS: Denver Zoo Welcomes A New Elephant From Belgium

Posted 08.07.2013 | Denver

The Denver Zoo will be adding a new Asian elephant to it's Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit this summer, courtesy of Belgium's Antwerpen Zoo. The 5-...

Judge Issues Scathing Opinion On The Ignorance Of LA Zookeepers

Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles

Both sides can claim victories in a lawsuit against the LA Zoo over the treatment of Billy the elephant -- a beast the suit described as overweight, d...

There's Nothing Sadder Than A Sexually Frustrated Elephant

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Billy the elephant, who has been at the LA Zoo for 23 of his 27 years, is overweight, depressed and sexually frustrated, according to a lawsuit put fo...

Greening Hollywood: Genesis And Our Warm and Fuzzy Friends

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

Baby seals were the stars of this year's Genesis Awards which honor members of the Hollywood community for their activism in drawing attention to the inhumane treatment of animals.

The Rocker and the Golden Girl

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brenda Scott Royce

Few pairings could be stranger than rocker Slash... and Golden Girl Betty White. But both have thrown their weight behind the Los Angeles Zoo's new elephant habitat.

The Myth of the Wild

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brenda Scott Royce

Most animal lovers would agree they'd prefer that exotic animals live in the wild than in captivity. But with our planet increasingly in peril, how many truly wild places remain?

Bob & Lily & Jack & Betty

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Scott Royce

Bob Barker appeared before the L.A. City Council, invoking the name of his best-known gig when he said of the LA Zoo elephant habitat's $42 million cost: "The price is not right."