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Raja – The Innocent Elephant Held Captive By Angry Palm Oil Growers — Dies

July 1, 2013
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Stacey:

Palm oilers,
In cruelty and profit
You revel.
To those of us
In the kind world,
You are tools of
The devil.

Karen Lyons Kalmenson

Originally posted on gettingonmysoapbox:

Baby-Raja-Rotator

 

Photo credit: Ecologist Film Unit (Ulet Ifansasti) and/or Elephant Family: http://www.elephantfamily.org/

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[NOTE:  This piece got thousands of hits on the day the story about RAJU (note the "u") was first published in the international media (7/8/2014) -- and still gets more daily.

 

BUT THIS IS NOT ABOUT RAJU!  It's about Raja, because many are apparently looking for stories about RAJU (note the different spelling; with a "u" not an "a" at the end) the 50 year old captive elephant who supposedly cried after finally being rescued after a life of torture, abuse and imprisonment.  That particular punishingly sad story for 50 years, but with an uplifting ending, can be found here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/07/raju-elephant-cries-rescue_n_5564543.html

But this is a different, yet equally sad elephant story about similarly-named RAJA]

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This is such a tragic, heartbreaking and maddening story. Weeks ago, the Ecologist Film Unit, accompanied by the NGO Elephant Family, was documenting the “environmental genocide”…

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. karenlyonskalmenson permalink
    July 1, 2013 6:03 pm

    Palm oilers,
    In cruelty and profit
    You revel.
    To those of us
    In the kind world,
    You are tools of
    Thevdevil.

    Like

    • karenlyonskalmenson permalink
      July 1, 2013 6:04 pm

      Oops v get outta the last line

      Like

    • July 1, 2013 6:16 pm

      Perfect, as always … thank you.

      Like

      • karenlyonskalmenson permalink
        July 2, 2013 3:43 am

        and as always, you are so very welcome…and thank you☺♥☻

        Like

  2. c. ehlers permalink
    July 1, 2013 6:27 pm

    What a crying shame. May they get what they deserve.

    Like

  3. c. ehlers permalink
    July 1, 2013 6:28 pm

    What a horrible, crying shame.

    Like

  4. dressel69@comcast.net permalink
    July 1, 2013 7:28 pm

    coudnt the film crew help save baby ?

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    • July 2, 2013 10:54 am

      Good question, maybe it was a matter of no interference allowed – ? I cannot imagine how anyone could NOT intervene, though.

      Like

  5. CAROLLINA KORMANN RODRIGUES permalink
    July 2, 2013 6:01 am

    lamentável o ser humano!!

    Like

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