OA541: Monica Miller on Happy the Elephant and Legal Personhood for Animals

After our episode on Cocaine Hippos, we were contacted by previous guest and all-star attorney Monica Miller about the efforts to free Happy the Elephant. Monica works with the Nonhuman Rights Project, and they are utilizing a fascinating legal strategy to try to free certain animals from captivity. She takes us through the case and the law!
In the first segment, we’ve got a number of OA was wrongs and rights, about hippos, Mark Jensen, AMD, and more.

Links: Wild New York YouTube, Larry Tribe op-ed, National Geographic coverage, Martha Nussbaum amicus

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