Archives for September 2013

The Weeping Baby Elephant and The Silent Scream (video)

For a few hours on Thursday, the all-seeing eyes of the world's media were fixed on the eyes of a pachyderm. In a story that tugged at heartstrings around the globe, the media reported that a baby elephant named Zhuangzhuang, born in a Chinese zoo on August 30, cried for five hours after being rejected by his mother. When zoo trainers saw her trying to stomp the newborn to death in her cage, … [Read more...]