A Hail Mary Pass, they are calling it.
A last-ditch effort, but instead of a Superbowl win on the line, it was a life. A beautiful, precious, sacred life. A life that mattered dearly to the one who lived it, and to the ones who called him family.
The skinny, frightened, bruised and scarred pig was not ready to die, but the smells and sounds around him assured him that was the plan. So, when the transport truck opened, he leapt and made a break for safety. The humans went after him, yelling scarily. He scrambled, dove, spun and ran for all he was worth. They were in hot pursuit, but somehow, Grace intervened.
He lost them.
Trembling, he hid under a pile of hay, exhausted and out of options. A silent plea rose from his trembling body. “Save me,” he beseeched mutely, “Please.”
Hiding from the “kill pen” when found by Kelly…
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Join The Movement, Support Elephant Refuge North America!
By Margot Ryan –
October 6, 2016
“This land is perfectly suited for Asian elephants; level to gently rolling hills covered in forest and pastures; many spring fed lakes; privacy from human activity; and a climate with mild winters which will allow elephants to remain outside nearly year round. Please help us raise the remaining funds required by November 8th to secure this 850-acre piece of elephant paradise!”
– Elephant Aid International
Video Credit: Elephant Aid International
Billy the Elephant has been isolated in the L.A. Zoo for over 25 years and is showing signs of severe stress and depression. Billy doesn’t get to interact with any other elephants and is trapped in a small enclosure. Demand that Billy be moved to a bigger sanctuary where he is allowed to roam free with other elephants.
Protected grey reef sharks are being illegally killed and sold in a shark sanctuary in the central Pacific. Urge the local government to increase enforcement of shark fishing bans to end this cruel practice.
A tiger diagnosed with cancer is being kept in a cage and used as a mascot at football games. Demand this animal be released to a sanctuary, and stop the use of live animals as mascots.
An elderly dolphin in poor health is being forced to perform shows daily and drag people across pools in a marine park. Demand that Bucky the dolphin be retired to an accredited sanctuary.
A circus allegedly has been cramming their animals into an enclosure so small, they fight for space. Many of the animals are tethered for up to 14 hours a day and on one occasion, they were tied up for 40 hours. Sign this petition and demand these animals be released to an accredited sanctuary.
Seventeen chimpanzees are languishing in small, filthy cages at a notorious former chimpanzee-breeding facility called the Missouri Primate Foundation. Speak up today!
Please sign the petition, so these poor elephants can go to a sanctuary in Tennessee and not Ringley Brothers breeding Farm in Florida
Hundreds of whales will be hunted and killed in the Southern Ocean, despite this being illegal. Neighboring countries have done little to prevent this slaughter. Urge the Australian government to help halt this massacre by disclosing the whaling fleet’s location.
Tootie has been kept in solitary confinement for 20 years. Speak up today and urge Stump Hill Farm to release Tootie to a reputable sanctuary!