Circus Coming To Oakland Won't Have ElephantsThe Ringling Brothers Circus comes to Oakland this weekend, and for the first time in the Bay Area, the show will not bring elephants.
San Francisco Zoo Calls Attention To Ivory Trade On World Elephant DayFriday marks World Elephant Day, and the San Francisco Zoo is calling attention to the illegal ivory trade. The Bay Area is among the largest markets for ivory in the U.S.
Ringling Bros.' Performing Elephants Take A Final BowRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday...
California Could Be First State To Ban Using Bullhooks On ElephantsCalifornia would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.
SF Supes To Vote On Ban Of Performances Using Wild AnimalsSan Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals.
San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant PartsThe ivory trade continues to thrive and is certainly having an impact on the elephant population, but the SF SPCA's Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs that San Francisco is the second leading city in the United States for ivory imports.
Ringling Bros. Circus To End Elephant Acts By 2018The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, said the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the animals' treatment.
Elephants Get New Home In Oregon To Socialize With Others After 20-Years At Six Flags In VallejoSix Flags Discovery Kingdom this week transported its two remaining resident elephants to a drive-through wildlife park in Oregon, officials said Tuesday.
Jump On Tomorrow: A’s San Jose Lawsuit, Westboro Church Protests TechOn Tuesday, lawyers representing the City of San Jose will take their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court.
Oakland Zoo Animals Feast On Spilled Fruit From Monday's Truck CrashAnimals at the Oakland Zoo enjoyed a feast of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway in Livermore Monday.
Five Alternatives To Zoos In CaliforniaThese five alternative zoos offer a humane alternative to the normal zoo experience for the whole family.
Elephants' Move Has To Wait For Cooler WeatherA trip to move three elephants from the Toronto Zoo to a Performing Animal Welfare Society sanctuary in Northern California has been delayed because of...