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Sanctuary Or Zoo? The Debate Over Where Elephants 'Retire'

Bamboo, one of two elephants at Woodland Park Zoo, will be leaving with Chai.
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Bamboo, one of two elephants at Woodland Park Zoo, will be leaving with Chai.

    

Marcie Sillman speaks with Joshua Plotnik, founder and CEO of Think Elephants International, about the debate over where to send Bamboo and Chai, Woodland Park Zoo's remaining two Asian elephants. The zoo announced Wednesday that they've decided to phase out their elephant program.