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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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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
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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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