Raju the Abused Elephant’s Former Owner is Trying to Get Him Back

Here’s What You Can Do to Stop It!
Keep Raju Free
This news that Raju’s former owner is appealing to Allahabad courts for custody of the elephant he formerly abused, comes as both a shock and a giant face palm moment for anyone who knows this sad elephant’s story. Raju spent the past 50 YEARS in chains, serving as many as 27 different owners/abusers who use this gentle elephant as a begging prop. His daily  life consistent of standing on the street with his mahout, clad in spiked chains to prohibit him from moving. Raju survived by eating scraps of garbage left on the street._Raju was rescued and freed in July of 2014 after spending almost 50 years in chains. At the time of his rescue he was near death. He was emaciated, dehydrated and exhausted. Despite his frailness, he was forced to beg on the streets and was being kept in spiked chains. Now the cruel person who had illegal custody of him is trying to get him back through the Allahabad court. You helped free him once, we need your voice once again to keep his freedom. _

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Raju the Abused Elephant’s Former Owner is Trying to Get Him Back. Here’s What You Can Do to Stop It!
You can help by signing and sharing this petition Kate Good, One Green Planet, August 28, 2014 This news that Raju’s former owner is appealing to Allahabad courts for custody of the elephant he formerly abused, comes as bo…

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