The court refused to admit the elephants personalities

The court refused to admit the elephants personalities

Court of Connecticut rejected the petition of defenders of animals on the recognition of three elephants from the mobile zoo personalities. According to advocates, this would help to protect animals. About it reports The Washington Post.

American organization for the protection of animals, The Nonhuman Rights Project went to court in November this year. Referred to in the document was about three animals from a mobile zoo Zoo Marceline Rosse. Animal rights activists demanded the release of elephants into the wild.

The authors of the document insisted that the elephants “has consciousness, they remember the past and can plan for the future, participate in complex forms of communication, demonstrate empathy and mourn for the dead”.

The judge called the argument “totally groundless”, noting that to satisfy the request has no legal basis or related precedent.