Are Animals People? Happy the Elephant Goes on Trial

A legal case involving a famous solitary elephant poses a fundamental question about animals’ rights.

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Does an intelligent nonhuman animal who thinks and plans and appreciates life as human beings do have the right to the protection of the law against arbitrary cruelties and enforced detention?  Read this very interesting story at https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/12/happy-elephant-personhood/578818/

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