Illinois is poised to become the first state in the country to ban performing elephants. WOW! Illinois leads the way! Do you think Illinois made the right decision to ban elephants from circuses?
Have you ever been to a circus? did you enjoy the elephant act? What will the circus be like without elephants? Can it survive? Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject.
The circus has sent its elephants to the remote 300-acre site, and announced its closure in early 2017. What do you think of the elephants' new life? Where is this sanctuary located?
Not a new story but worth watching again and again! So amazingly touching - the story of Shirley and Jenny, two crippled elephants reunited at The Elephant S... They say elephants never forget- Do you believe this?
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee provides captive elephants with individualized care, the companionship of a herd, and the opportunity to live out their lives in a safe haven dedicated to their well-being. In Tennessee!- WOW that is interesting. Would you like to visit this sanctuary?
Conservationists are relocating 500 elephants hundreds of miles from two overcrowded national parks to a reserve where the animals have been almost wiped out by poachers. In Africa- sanctuaries house elephants too. At a time when elephants are becoming extinct, is elephant overcrowding is a good problem to have. Are you amazed at how elephants are moved?