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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, Bronx Zoo elephant

Appeals court upholds ruling over Bronx Zoo elephant

Dec. 17, 2020 7:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An appellate court on Thursday upheld a lower court’s ruling dismissing a petition from an animal rights group for an elephant in the Bronx Zoo to get human-like rights and be moved to a sanctuary. The Nonhuman Rights Project had said Happy the elephant was “unlawfully...