Tomlin Picks A New Elephant Fight
December 4, 2008
Actress LILY TOMLIN is leading a new crusade to halt a $42 million (GBP28 million) elephant enclosure at Los Angeles Zoo. The 9 To 5 star has joined with California animal rights activists in an effort to force zoo bosses to save the bulk of the cash and use some of it to relocate their longtime bull elephant, Billy, to a wildlife sanctuary.
Tomlin, who previously fought successfully to relocate another L.A. Zoo elephant, called Ruby, says, "The habitat (at the zoo) is simply not big enough, and no habitat in a zoo is big enough for an elephant... They are mammoth and majestic and beautiful and sensitive, and, for generations, we have put elephants in zoos."
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