Seattle Times writer talks about 'dark side' of elephant captivity

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 4 at 9:20 PM

The Oregon Zoo confirmed a report by Seattle Times reporter Michael Berens that a newborn elephant calf is owned by a California company called Have Trunk Will Travel under a breeding contract that sent the father, Tusko, to the zoo in 2005. Dennis Bounds sat down with Berens to talk about the issue of elephants in captivity.

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