Topsy was in her late twenties when she was murdered at Luna Park on Coney Island in New York on January 4, 1903. The murder scene is one of America’s first theme parks at a time when the United States emerges as an industrial world leader. My use of the word “murder” rather than “killed” is deliberate. Her life and death represent the fate of many animals—not just elephants and not just in the entertainment industry. Even though some thought her guilty, I felt she was innocent.… Read More
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USDA Continues to Increase Poultry Line Speeds Through Hidden Process: While food plant workers and food safety inspectors are putting their lives on the line to work during COVID-19, USDA is quietly deregulating food safety standards https://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/news/usda-continues-increase-poultry-line-speeds-through-hidden-process#.Xo37hBAb0CE.twitter
Freedom of Movement brought the man who is currently saving the Prime Minister's life. https://twitter.com/BestForBritain/status/1247898217921961995
2009-10 CAF grantee, Camilla Calamandrei introduces an animal-focused film of the complexities of small exotic animal breeders, sellers, and roadside zoos. The feature documentary "The Tiger Next Door" is now available for 99 cents on Vimeo.