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Protesters address the baby elephant in the room

Several people gathered outside the Pittsburgh Zoo Saturday morning in protest of the zoo's controversial history of animal welfare. (Photo courtesy of Remy Samuels)

By Amanda Finney and Remy Samuels | For The Pitt News

September 17, 2017

“Cruelty is Not Entertainment,” was the protesters’ creed. It was printed, along with the slogan “Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium Enslaves and Kills,” on the signs the protesters held as they stood outside the front entrance of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Protesters gathered outs...

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