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  • n. Plural form of bullhook.

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  • The plaintiffs - including the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Animal Welfare Institute - allege that trainers 'use of sharp tools called bullhooks and the prolonged use of chains on the Asian elephants add up to an egregious violation of the federal Endangered Species Act. They seek an order from U.S.

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  • The plaintiffs _ including the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Animal Welfare Institute _ allege that trainers 'use of sharp tools called bullhooks and the prolonged use of chains on the Asian elephants add up to an egregious violation of the federal Endangered Species Act. They seek an order from U.S.

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  • The plaintiffs - including the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Animal Welfare Institute - say that trainers 'use of sharp tools called bullhooks and the prolonged use of chains on the Asian elephants are an egregious violation of the federal Endangered Species Act. They seek an order from US District Court in Washington to halt the practices, which some activists hope would force Ringling Bros to give up elephants altogether.

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  • By no stretch of the imagination are "tethering of elephants with chains" and using "bullhooks" humane management practices.

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  • Plaintiffs allege chains, "bullhooks" violate Endangered Species Act

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  • This year, we saw bullhooks banned, pound seizure halted, fur banned, and roadside zoos shut down.

    Ingrid Newkirk: 2011 a Banner Year for Animals

  • PETA's undercover video footage reveals that Ringling handlers routinely use bullhooks to painfully hook elephants in order to keep them moving, despite the pain in their joints.

    Bruce Friedrich: Ringling Bros. Circus: Friends in High Places

  • Photographic evidence provided by a longtime Ringling trainer shows baby elephants who are tied down by all four legs, threatened with bullhooks sharp, metal-tipped devices that resemble fireplace pokers and shocked with electric prods to break their spirit and make them perform tricks.

    Bruce Friedrich: Ringling Bros. Circus: Friends in High Places

  • While the circus was at Madison Square Garden and other venues last year a PETA investigator caught Ringling employees hitting elephants with sharp metal bullhooks (a fireplace poker-like object that handlers use to dig into the sensitive areas behind an elephant's ears or knees, or under her arm, to make her obey).

    Ingrid Newkirk: How Does Ringling Bros. Make Elephants Do That?

  • Photographs of Ringling's violent training sessions taken by an elephant trainer long employed by the circus shows crying baby elephants tied down with ropes by all four legs and forced to the ground by men wielding bullhooks and electric prods.

    Ingrid Newkirk: How Does Ringling Bros. Make Elephants Do That?

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