Today, on Elephant Appreciation Day 2020, artist Colleen Plumb talked with NhRP Director of Government Relations Courtney Fern about our shared vision of a world where all elephants live freely and how art and legal advocacy can help change a status quo that unjustly sees elephants as “things” with no rights:
Colleen’s book Thirty Times a Minute can be purchased here.
You can view Colleen’s Thirty Times a Minute video here.
As referenced in the video, here is what to look for in an ethical sanctuary, and here is list of US zoos with elephant cameras:
- San Diego Zoo Safari Park
- Maryland Zoo
- Houston Zoo
- Smithsonian National Zoo
- Memphis Zoo
- Reid Park Zoo: Camera 1 and Camera 2
- Sedgwick County Zoo
Thanks again to Colleen for taking the time to speak with us today about her important and inspiring work!