Blue Water Fest Cancels Rides on Nosey the Elephant!

July 2013

Within hours of hearing from PETA about notorious animal exhibitor Hugo Liebel’s decades-long neglect of Nosey the elephant, the Blue Water Fest in Port Huron, Michigan, made the compassionate decision to cancel its plans to offer rides on Nosey.

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