Animal Rights Group Files Petition on Behalf of Elephants - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on Jun 11, 2018

The Nonhuman Rights Project has filed a second habeas corpus petition on behalf of three elephants living in a petting zoo, according to The Connecticut Law Tribune. The filing argues the elephants — Beulah, Minnie and Karen —  are autonomous beings and have the right to bodily liberty. The organization is seeking removal of the elephants, to relocate them to a California-based sanctuary.