I have sent e-mails to Targu Mures Zoo at email@example.com
Also to Mr Janez Potocnik European Commissioner for the environment Directorate General EDG has a responsibility for overseeing animal welfare including animals in zoos. firstname.lastname@example.org
. I will be closing the petition and sending off the signatures to Dr Lesley Dickie Executive Director European Association of Zoos and Aquaria EAZA is the Zoos trade body.. Thank you Sue
Update #2 February 25, 2014
Thank you to everyone who has signed the petition.It has really grown in the past two days from 75,000 to 150,495 and still growing.There has been a great deal of media attention now for Tania, especially on face book.
Update #1 February 22, 2014
I would like to thank everyone who has signed the petition for Tania. I am very new at this and I am very grateful for the information shared. It is wonderful to see so many people from all over the world that really care about animals, children, people, just everything that matters in the world.I do hope that something will happen to help Tania. Thank you all. Sue
About this Petition
Tania is a 37-year-old Elephant suffering a life of solitary confinement at the Tirgu Mures Zoo in Romania, transferred from an Italian Zoo in September. Although the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria requires female Elephants to be housed in groups, Tania is alone. She has a foot infection that is slowly killing her. Please help her find a better home.
WHATS REALLY A MATTER WITH TANIA?Its much more serious than loneliness it is much more serious.Tania lives in a small concrete exhibit that is literally killing her.Most captive elephants die from foot disease arthritis and deadly osteomeylitis because they are not allowed enough movement to keep their limbs healthy. This and more is on the face book page facebook.com/saveallelephants please still petition Lesley Dickie Director of EAZA
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