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Action Alert! Save a Species ~ Ride an Elephant

2015-04-11 - Perris, United States.

Animal rights extremists are trying to keep the elephants from coming to the Kern County Fair, where they´ve been loved for over a decade! Please voice your support for keeping elephant rides at the fair, before the decision 20th meeting. Write to the Kern County Fair Board of Directors: MOlcott@kerncountyfair.com, JBurton@kerncountyfair.com


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Greg Riecke, a part-time plumber who says he regularly combs the riverbed behind his home with a metal detector, inspects the tusk he found that experts say may date to the last Ice Age.

Rockhound finds Ice Age tusk in Perris flood channel

2009-01-20 - Perris, United States. JULISSA McKINNON

What started as an afternoon of rockhounding in the riverbed behind his Perris home ended with Greg Riecke discovering a tusk that experts say likely dates back to the last Ice Age -- 16,000 to 2 million years ago. Upon inspection, an archaeologist and paleontologist from a Hemet museum believe the 4-foot long tusk belonged to either a mammoth or a mastodon, two extinct ancestors of the modern-day elephant. Riecke, a part-time plumber who regularly combs the flood channel for gold with a metal d...


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Britney Spears with an elephant in Circus

Britney Spears Circus Video Taken To Task By PETA, But Trainers Insist Animals Were Treated Well. Kari Johnson tells MTV News that everyone on set was respectful of the elephants needs and comfort."

2008-12-09 - Perris, United States. James Montgomery

On Monday, People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued a press release condemning Britney Spears for featuring "cruelly trained lions and elephants" in her just-released "Circus" video and demanded that the pop star "stop using exotic animals in her videos and concerts once and for all."


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Elephant-in-a-bubble event goes off without a pop in Perris

2008-04-08 - Perris, United States. JULISSA McKINNON

To the delight of 70-plus onlookers, Tai the Perris elephant appears to have helped a bubble artist set a new Guinness world record Tuesday, becoming the largest land mammal to be wrapped in a bubble. Initially bubble artist Fan Yang had scheduled the world record attempt for public view at the Santa Ana Discovery Science Center but science center officials canceled the event after animal-rights advocates criticized the center for treating a critically endangered species in a "trivial and sensat...


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Controversial attempt to put elephant in bubble is back on

2008-04-04 - Perris, United States. JULISSA McKINNON

Despite controversy and previous cancellation, an elephant-in-a-bubble show apparently must go on. This time the stunt, which involves encasing a 4-ton Perris elephant in a soap bubble, is scheduled for an undisclosed time and place and requires an invitation to attend. Bubble artist Fan Yang's earlier plan to perform the world-record-setting feat at the Santa Ana Discovery Science Center's Bubblefest fell apart when the science institution came under fire from animal-rights groups for using a c...


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Raw Video Of Have Trunk Will Travel Elephants

2008-03-13 - Perris, United States.

Thai the elephant is days away from being surrounded by a bubble. Here is raw video of Thai and other elephants having a midday snack.


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Elephant ride fulfills lifelong dream

2006-11-26 - Perris, United States. CAROL OLSON

I ARRIVED at Have Trunk Will Travel a half hour earlier than my appointment. There was a long driveway up to the entry gate, so I sat in my car and waited for the excess time to pass. I was at the Perris-based elephant preserve to realize a lifelong dream to ride an elephant. The ranch promotes the understanding and preservation of the endangered Asian elephant and profits from giving rides, doing shows, special events and movies and commercials. The funds are used to care for the elephants and ...


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7 Headlines about Elephants from Perris2015-04-11 - Perris, United States - Action Alert! Save a Species ~ Ride an Elephant 2009-01-20 - Perris, United States - Rockhound finds Ice Age tusk in Perris flood channel 2008-12-09 - Perris, United States - Britney Spears Circus Video Taken To Task By PETA, But Trainers Insist Animals Were Treated Well. Kari Johnson tells MTV News that everyone on set was respectful of the elephants needs and comfort." 2008-04-08 - Perris, United States - Elephant-in-a-bubble event goes off without a pop in Perris 2008-04-04 - Perris, United States - Controversial attempt to put elephant in bubble is back on 2008-03-13 - Perris, United States - Raw Video Of Have Trunk Will Travel Elephants 2006-11-26 - Perris, United States - Elephant ride fulfills lifelong dream

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