McCartney just made an Olympic-sized move for animals. In the midst of preparations for
the London Olympics, which begin tomorrow, he put rehearsals on hold to send an urgent letter to Indian Forest Minister Dr.
Patangrao Shripatrao Kadam asking him to help rescue an abused baby elephant.
The young elephant, named Sunder, is confined to a dark shed at the Jyotiba Temple in
Maharashtra, where he is kept in chains that have sharp spikes attached to them.
The spikes stab Sunder’s feet, making it impossible for him to take a single step in any direction. PETA India learned that Sunder also has lesions all over
his body from where his handler has beaten him with a bullhook (a sharp metal device that looks like a fireplace poker)
and that his right eye is injured from being jabbed with the bullhook.
In his letter, Paul implored:
I most respectfully call on you to
use your authority to get Sunder out, placed in your protective custody, and
eventually integrated into a herd in the forest. … Please know the world is
watching and wishing for a happy conclusion.
Help Paul show that the world is indeed watching by
sending a message to Forest Minister Kadam urging him to secure freedom for
Article source: PETA Files