The Seattle P-I reports on a memorial protest by elephant activists, commemorating the death of 6-year-old elephant, Hansa one year ago.  Hansa died of herpes, a disease that is commonly transmitted between elephants.  To impregnate Chai with Hansa, she was sent to Dickerson Park Zoo, a zoo which is known to be infected with the herpes virus.  The zoo is now attempting to artificially inseminate Chai, again with semen from a herpes-infected zoo.

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Protest marks year since baby elephant’s death

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