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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Nonhuman Rights group fights for Connecticut elephants, give them ‘personhood’

While Dumbo may just be a movie, one group is seeking to attach “personhood” and rights to elephants, arguing legal rights for three Connecticut animals in a zoo. “The Nonhuman Rights Project’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, March 13th, 2017

New York court to rule on chimps being given ‘Personhood’ rights

The appellate division of the New York Supreme Court will hear oral arguments beginning Thursday in a case about whether two chimpanzees deserve the rights of “personhood.” The Nonhuman Rights Project, More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Pittsburgh zoo calendar features the wild dogs which killed Maddox Derkosh

While the exhibit remains closed, the 2013 Pittsburgh zoo calendar is a painful reminder of the horrific scene earlier this month which left Maddox Kirdosh dead. The 2-year-old child was fatally mauled by wild dogs More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Child mauled to death in Pittsburgh zoo by African painted dogs

A two-year-old has been killed at the Pittsburgh zoo after the toddler fell off a railing into an enclosure for wild dogs. UPDATE: The boy was identified as Maddox Derkosh. Read here for a photo of Maddox and More...

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