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Councilmember Bagshaw’s Statement on Woodland Park Zoo’s Elephant Move

City of Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/19/2014

Councilmember Bagshaw’s Statement on Woodland Park Zoo’s Elephant Move

SeattleCouncilmember Sally Bagshaw issued the following statement regarding the Woodland Park Zoo’s announcement today that the elephant program will be phased-out:

“Thanks to the Woodland Park Zoo director and board for making the decision to find a new home for Chai and Bamboo. I support moving our elephants to a place where they will be safe, warm, and have room to roam. I look forward to learning more about the proposed schedule and the location where Chai and Bamboo will enjoy their retirement.”

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