In September 2019 on the Jap States Exposition in West Springfield, a stunning scene unfolded in plain view of attendees, as Beulah, an elephant pressured to provide rides whereas she was sick, died in entrance of them. R.W. Commerford and Sons, of Goshen, is the touring and petting zoo operation by which Beulah spent her life.
One elephant’s unhappy finish could result in aid for numerous others, nonetheless. “Beulah’s invoice,” now transferring by way of the state Legislature, promotes animal welfare and public security by prohibiting the usage of sure animals who prior to now have generally appeared in circuses and different touring exhibits.