Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

Elephant in the Alps

The Times, July 26, 1935

You have given prominence to the story of Mr. Halliburton's journey over an Alpine pass on the back of an elephant. May a humanitarian express the intense disgust with which he has read this folly.

Henry S. Salt
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