A Zoo Elephant Named ‘Happy’ Is Not a Legal Person, New York Court Rules
The court ruled that Happy is a “a nonhuman animal who is not a ‘person’ subjected to illegal detention.”
Rohitha Naraharisetty is a Senior Associate Editor at The Swaddle. She writes about the intersection of gender, caste, social movements, and pop culture. She can be found on Instagram at @rohitha_97 or on Twitter at @romimacaronii.