PROPOSED LIVE EXPORT OF ELEPHANT TO QATAR ZOO FROM ZAMBIA

REFERENCES:

[1] PRO ELEPHANT NETWORK

[2] https://www.znbc.co.zm/news/elephant-donation-to-qatar-a-state-to-state-transaction/

[3] Poole J. & Moss C. 2008. Elephant sociality and complexity In: Wemmer C. & Christen C.A. (Eds) Elephants and Ethics. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. pp.69– 100

[4] Bates L.A., Lee P.C., Njiraini N., Poole J. H., Sayialel K., Sayialel S., Moss C. J. & Byrne R.W. 2008. Do elephants show empathy? Journal of consciousness Studies, 15(10-11):204-225

[5] Blattner C.E.2019. The recognition of animal sentience by the law. Journal of Animal Ethics, 9(2):121-136 https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/janimalethics.9.2.0121

[6] Clubb R., Rowcliffe M., Lee P., Mar K.U., Moss C. & Mason G.J. 2008. Compromised survivorship in zoo elephants. Science, 322:1649.

[7] Jacobs et al. 2021 Putative neural consequences of captivity for elephants and cetaceans https://doi.org/10.1515/revneuro-2021-0100

[8] Wiese & Willis 2004 Calculation of longevity and life expectancy in captive elephants

[9]Bradshaw et al, 2005. Elephant Breakdown; Bell Rizzolo J. et al, 20016. Prevalence and Patterns of Complex PTSD in Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) 

[10] https://cites.org/sites/default/files/eng/com/ac/31/Docs/E-AC31-18-02.pdf

MEMBERS OF PREN IN SUPPORT OF THIS COMMUNICATION:

Dr Brett Bard                             Veterinarian, South Africa 

Dr Jessica Bell Rizzolo               Postdoctoral Researcher, the Conservation Criminology Lab, Dep of Fisheries and  Wildlife, Michigan State University  

Janey Clegg                              Committee Member, SPCA Mutare, Zimbabwe

Professor David Bilchitz             Director, South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public and Human Rights and International Law – South Africa 

Megan Carr                               Founder, Rhinos in Africa  

Lenin Chisaira                           Founder, Advocates 4 Earth – Green Law Connect, Zimbabwe

Dr Betsy Coville                         Exotic / Wildlife Animal Veterinarian

Dr Harvey Croze                        DPhil (Oxon) Collaborating Researcher – Amboseli Trust for Elephants – Kenya 

Nomusa Dube                           Founder, Zimbabwe Elephant Foundation

David Ebert                               Advocate, Founder Director of The Animal Defense Partnership – USA

Stefania Falcon                         Co-Founder, Future 4 Wildlife – South Africa