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India to Transfer All Zoo and Circus Elephants to Wildlife Preserves

India Elephants
AP Photo/Anupam Nath

Officials in India recently made the decision¬† to move all elephants currently living in Indian zoos and circuses to protected wildlife parks. The decision came after complaints from animal activists about the elephants’ confined living conditions, as well as increasing evidence about the shortened lifespan of elephants living in captivity. In the wildlife parks, the elephants would have a larger space to roam.

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