Florida Winery Cancels Plans to Use Nosey the Elephant for Rides

February 2014

After learning from PETA and its supporters about notorious animal exhibitor Hugo Liebel’s mistreatment of Nosey the elephant, Oak Haven Farms & Winery in Sorrento, Florida, canceled its plans to use her for rides.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind