Zoo keepers in San Diego have pushed elephants to lose more weight-- literally, tons of weight. Animal rights activists, such as PETA, have long been concerned for the well-being of zoo animals, as they receive little-to-no exercise and are kept in poor conditions. In attempts to comply with such concerns, San Diego is getting their elephants healthier.
As always though, it doesn't seem to be enough for PETA. I guess they're only happy when we put animals to sleep. [[more here]]