Wake Up World and The Edmonton Valley Zoo. Use your voice before you forget you have one.
Lucy is really tired of living as the only elephant at the Zoo. Elephants live in herds with many,other elephants. They socialize, honor, love and care for each other. That doesn’t sound like our people societies and the Zoo says she is a people’s elephant.
Which brilliant Board member thought that up? She wants to retire with the herd at the Sanctuary, 36 years of working at the Zoo is long enough.
And why do the handlers still carry prods.
Lucy has given you her heart and compliance, holding up signs, painting, attending yoga, shaking anxiously alone at night, in a concrete cell. You took away a coat made for her, to keep her warm. You took and still are taking away her elephant hood. There are great animal scholars who will enlighten you. Be magnaminous, regain the compassion, you have lost. Regain your humanity. Wake up and the World will cheer you.
Lucy says she hates being an artist. Her passivity has been stretched to the limit. She wants a paint gun to hurl paint using people rather than canvas. Let me say this, Elephants are not artists ; they like mud better. People please buy art from real artists. Then read how they train elephants to paint through fear. As a society I feel we should not create more fear. People learn where and how to find your soul and then look and find an artist, who paints from the heart.
Lucy is tired of playing Santa, how cute. The Dancing Bears have been replaced. How humiliating that the Zoo would even perpetuate this.
The most wonderful thing the Zoo could do would be to release Lucy. Maybe one day they will think like Canadians again.
I’m writing to Bob Barber who will find great joy in his heart to hear the news.
Make it happen .
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