Love It Or Hate It, People Have Opinions On The CircusReaction to news that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was closing after 146 years — from saddened celebrities to elated animal rights advocates — flew as fast as a flying trapeze.
Fort Worth Zoo Planning Major Renovation ProjectsChanges are coming to the Fort Worth Zoo over the next decade. The zoo has kicked off a campaign called "A Wilder Vision," in hopes of renovating some of their most popular animal exhibits.
New Elephants Making Friends At Dallas ZooTwo of the newest elephants at the Dallas Zoo are getting to know their companions, and things are going very well so far.
Last Dance: Final Performance For Ringling Bros. ElephantsThe curtain fell a final time for elephants performing at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ended a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries.
Zoos, Feds Ask Court To Dismiss Elephant Importation LawsuitFederal wildlife officials and three U.S. zoos want a judge to drop a lawsuit against the recent importation of African elephants.
African Elephants Arrive At Dallas Zoo After Special FlightIn North Texas airline flights come and go, but just after midnight a specially designed 747 landed with some very unique cargo. There were 17 elephants aboard the plane. They were transported all the way from Swaziland to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth.
Animal-Rights Group Moves To Block Zoos' Elephant ImportLast month a group decried actions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to allow young African elephants to be shipped to the Dallas Zoo and two other U.S. zoos. Now, another group has sued to stop those zoos.
Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants To Retire In MayThe Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May.
Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts From CircusThe circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The AP exclusively that the acts will be phased out by 2018. Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.
Elizabeth Dinh Scoops Up Elephant DroppingsIt takes a lot to get the Dallas Zoo ready each day, and that includes cleaning up everything that the animals have left behind. Check out CBS 11 News reporter Elizabeth Dinh as she tries to be an elephant pooper scooper.
2 Elephants Reunited After 20 YearsAfter more than 22 years apart, two crippled elephants were reunited at a sanctuary in Tennessee. Watch the moment here.
On The Road: Black DiamondInside a Corsicana man's trophy room, there is a story for every item. But the one story that is most vivid in his mind is the one of a circus elephant named Black Diamond.