In the contentious debate over what constitutes animal cruelty, it's impossible to ignore the 6-ton elephant in the room.
It is the largest of all land animals. It can survive more than 70 years in the wild and in a single day can drink 67 gallons of water and walk up to 30 miles.
So what, you may want to know, is it doing tethered to a chain in a boxcar reeking of feces and urine? More...