Are Animals People? Happy the Elephant Goes on Trial

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

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theatlantic.com

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/

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Tiger & big cat preserve expands with new tours, seeking donations

Far up in the high desert is a small wildlife sanctuary with some big ...

14-year-old big cat’s death brings number of tiger to 7 in zoo | Aurangabad News – Times of India

AURANGABAD: A 14-year-old white tiger named ‘Sachin’ died in the local zoo on Saturday ...

Does the US have a pet tiger problem?

The US has more captive tigers than the rest of the world has wild ...