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Can elephants survive in our nation’s zoos?

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A national debate over elephants in zoos continues amid reports of another elephant death, this time at the Los Angeles zoo. Guest host Dwayne Brown talks with former Los Angeles zoo curator Les Schobert and with the executive director of the Oakland Zoo, Joel Parrot.

Guests:

  • Les Schobert worked as a curator at the Los Angeles zoo for five years. He is an expert in the handling and care of elephants.
  • Dr. Joel Parrot is the executive director of the Oakland Zoo.

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