Elephant Dulary Leaving Philadelphia Zoo After 41 Years

Dulary the elephant is leaving the Philadelphia Zoo after 41 years, to go to a sanctuary for retirement.
Dulary the elephant is leaving the Philadelphia Zoo after 41 years, to go to a sanctuary for retirement.

2007-04-30 - PHILADELPHIA, United States
After 41 years at the Philadelphia Aoo, Dulary the elephant will be leaving Monday. Friends came to sign a going away card for Dulary, who is headed for retirement, because the zoo is closing its elephant exhibit, reacting in part to pressure from animal rights groups who believe they suffer in cramped enclosures. The departure of Dulary, after 41 years, is symbolic. Philadelphia's zoo is the nation's oldest, and when it opened in 1874 its first exhibit was an elephant.

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