According to a report from the Associated Press, zoos across the country are opting to let their elephant populations die off instead of replacing them, in part because it’s hard to provide enough space and in part because new national guidelines make it tougher to maintain good-sized herds. What do you think?


“Everyone always wants an elephant until they realize what a hassle it is to care for one.”

Marie Pearson • Digital Marketer

“Good. I’m sick of all these endangered animals coasting off zoos for survival.”

Leonard Hawes • Unemployed

“A shame. Some of the best times of my life were taking my daughter to the zoo to see the mentally ill elephants in their tiny enclosures.”

Elma Lindsay • Sheet Thread Counter