Lawyers sued on behalf of the elephant

This is a precedentNew York elephant named Happy appeared in court after activists filed a lawsuit to recognize her as a legal entity.DiscussLawyers file lawsuit on behalf of elephant

Lawyers said that the elephant was imprisoned. For more than 40 years, the animal was kept in custody. According to journalists, in 2005, Happy became the first elephant to pass the mirror recognition test. In 2012, the New York Post wrote that the elephant is often kept in cages that are only twice the size of her own. , is a legal precedent.