Elephants in Albany

elephants at port

Where's their luggage? In their trunks.

Melissa snapped this pic of the circus elephants being unloaded late last night at the Port of Albany. As she emailed: "It was pretty neat!"

The elephants only had a short trip here -- they were coming from Rochester.

(Thanks, Melissa!)

Comments

poor things...

Thanks AOA for covering something so "neat" - I think it's especially neat how circus animals get live in hell for our "entertainment".

I think its totally neat to see an elephant.

Not a huge fan of the circus, wouldn't buy a ticket. Fighting animal cruelty is a wonderful cause. Still gonna look at the picture. Nothin' wrong with that.


That makes me sad. :'(

These animals are treated so horrendously, and are so intelligent...

I'm sad and disgusted.

I agree with the sentiments above--there is nothing sadder than a circus elephant. Unless it's a circus lion or tiger. It doesn't matter how well the circus claims to treat the animals. At least at modern zoos, there is an attempt to create quasi-natural habitats for these animals. Not to rain on anybody's circus parade, but hopefully someday this form of entertainment will be a relic of the past, like bear baiting.

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