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Posts Tagged ‘Sunder’

  • 07
  • Apr

Court Rules That Sunder WILL Be Free!

We have some excellent news today that is bound to bring a smile to the face of anyone who has heard the story of Sunder, a young Indian elephant who has spent the last six years chained up in a temple, miserable and alone, and endured beatings and abuse.

Today, in a landmark judgment, the Honourable Bombay High Court ruled in favour of PETA India by upholding the implementation of the Joint Secretary (Forests), Government of Maharashtra’s order of August 2012 to release Sunder to a sanctuary. This is the result we’ve … Read more.


  • 24
  • Mar

11 Facts That Will Make You Love Elephants Even More

Elephants are magnificent, fascinating animals. Here are some facts you may not know about them – and two ways to speak out for elephants who are suffering in captivity.

1. They console each other in times of stress by “hugging”.

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According to researchers, elephants hug by putting their trunks in each other’s mouths, offering comfort through physical contact.

2. They mourn their dead.

Wild elephants will stand silently at the bodies of their dead companions, sometimes for days on end. Later, they may return and pay homage to their bones.

3. They Read more.


  • 03
  • Aug

Pamela Anderson in tears for Sunder the elephant

Pamela Anderson is the latest to write to politicians following PETA India’s discovery that Sunder, a young elephant held in a temple, is being abused by his handler.

Sunder is kept alone in a dark shed where he is confined to chains with sharp spikes. He has also suffered injuries from being jabbed in the right eye with a sharp, metal weapon.

After learning about the plight of Sunder, Pamela fired off a letter to Vinay Kore, a member of the legislative assembly of the Indian state of Maharashtra and the leader … Read more.