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7/3 Response from Dallas Zoo regarding Jenny the Elephant

July 3, 2008

July 3, 2008    Thank you for your interest and concern regarding Jenny, the Dallas Zoo’s elephant. The Dallas Zoo is committed to providing the highest quality of care for our animals. After careful consideration of various AZA accredited zoological parks and our current elephant habitat at the Dallas Zoo, the Zoo staff has decided […]

This chick is heading West, too bad I can’t pack an Elephant in my bag.

July 2, 2008

After spending my last (and only) 35 years in the DFW Metroplex it has become second nature to me to answer “Dallas!” when someone asks me where I’m from. Ft. Worth was the “other town” to the West, one so close but I never really identified myself as a native of. Even now as a […]

Reply to emails regarding Jenny at the Dallas Zoo

July 1, 2008

I and two other folks have rec’d the same canned response so I thought I would share it here in case not all of you have been sent the propaganda.  In case you missed the evening news in Dallas tonight the Zoo refused to speak on camera to explain their position to us.  Imagine that. […]

Update on Jenny the Elephant – Action Needed!

June 30, 2008

Just rec’d this bulletin and wanted to pass it on… *********************** Especially note the talking points. City council meets July 1! Jenny has a benefactor who will cover her transportation to Tennessee . You may call whether you are a Dallasite or not Margaret (who is cc’ed) is asking that everyone call the Mayor’s office […]

Action Alert: Jenny the Elephant @ The Dallas Zoo

June 30, 2008

Dallas Tx : BREAKING NEWS ON ELEPHANT JENNY–READ & ACT NOW, PLEASE WE MUST STOP THE DALLAS ZOO FROM SENDING JENNY TO A SAFARI ANIMAL DISPLAY AMUSEMENT PARK IN MEXICO. HERE’S WHY: 1. JENNY WILL BE ALONE AND ISOLATED IN MEXICO. At the Mexican Safari Animal Display Park, Jenny will be completely isolated. Jenny is […]