Perspective (Four Slides)

There are no public or otherwise verified reports that U.S. zoos closing their elephant exhibits suffered measurable harm to attendance, donations, or their ability to meet their mission. In other words, the zoos were no worse off without elephants, while the elephants were measurably better off.

-Lisa Kane, “An Optimal Future for Woodland Park Zoo Elephants.”

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The Elephant Sanctuary overlayed with Woodland Park Zoo and its Elephant Exhibit (shown to scale)

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