Posted October 25, 2019 7:00 pm by Comments

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Bronx Zoo elephant “Happy” feeds inside the zoo’s Asia habitat, Tuesday Oct. 2, 2018, in New York. An animal welfare group has brought a legal action against the Bronx Zoo on behalf of Happy, who was separated from the zoo’s two other elephants after they fatally injured her mate, arguing that the animal has similar rights to a human being and is being “unlawfully imprisoned.” (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

By Larry Keane For the love of Charles Darwin, animal rights activists are at it again. Lawyers for the Asian elephant “Happy” gave the 47-year-old pachyderm her day in court, alleging the Bronx Zoo is “illegally” detaining the animal because – we can’t make this up – the animal is actually a person. So the question […]

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