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Free Billy the Elephant

$500 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 1 month
Created January 22, 2019
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Billy the Elephant has spent decades in the LA Zoo, stuck in a miserable purgatory so he can bring revenue through visitors and the sale of his semen. A captive forced to live in a fraction of the space elephants are meant to occupy, on concrete that destroys his feet, he's spent countless hours doing nothing than bobbing his head, often against chain link fences, until he bleeds, an obvious sign of distress.

Billy doesn't have a Blackfish-like documentary to chronicle his mistreatment but, make no mistake, this is animal abuse.

Join us in making a difference as we fight to FREE BILLY! We are raising funds, along with our voices, to take legal action against the LA Zoo (trial is currently set for March 19th)  and any donation will help make a difference.

If you can't make a donation, please make a call, send an email, or fire off a tweet.

LA City Council David Ryu's Office is one of the primary obstacles we are facing. Here's what he needs to hear: "I am a concerned voter and I am calling on council member Ryu to let Billy the Elephant live out the rest of his days at the PAWS sanctuary." 

Twitter: @davideryu 
Phone: (213) 473-7004
Online Contact Form: http://davidryu.lacity.org/contact 

You can also contact the LA Zoo and say: "I will boycott the zoo if you continue to hold Billy the Elephant captive. He has served his time. We demand his release to an appropriate sanctuary."

Twitter: @lazoo 
Phone: (323) 644-4200
Online Contact Form: https://www.lazoo.org/about/contact/ 

Thank you for joining us in this fight!

More information about Voice for the Animals: Voice For The Animals Foundation is devoted to creating respect and empathy for animals through education, rescue, legislation, and advocacy.
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$500 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 1 month
Created January 22, 2019
Fundraising Team
Funds raised will benefit:
Voice for the Animals
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