: Citizens advocating to: (a) keep the three elephants at the Toronto Zoo, and (b) in the
alternative, have them moved to an AZA-accredited facility such as The National Elephant Center (TNEC) in Florida.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Toronto Zoo Releases Documents About Elephant Issues

At a press conference held on 25-Sep-2012 at the Toronto Zoo, the Toronto Zoo released a press package titled "Several Outstanding Items Remain Including Major Health Concerns Regarding the Transfer of the Toronto Zoo Elephants".
CEO John Tracogna and senior veterinarian Dr. Graham Crawshaw identified four major issues:
  1. Permits
  2. Final Transportation Plan
  3. Crates and Training
  4. Medical and Health Records
View the Toronto Zoo's press release for full details about each of these four major issues.

Included in the press package were several supporting documents from 3rd-parties.

See: Toronto Zoo press package, 25-Sep-2012 (includes supporting documents)
See: Toronto Zoo press release, 25-Sep-2012 (on Canada Newswire)

See also: Zoo's Senior Vet Speaks to CBC Metro Morning about Tuberculosis