Category Archives: Have Trunk Will Travel

Have Trunk Will Travel Responds to Alleged Abuse of Tai the Elephant

Updated 5/12/11: In light of the new ADI video that shows extended footage of the elephants at HTWT, we have updated this post to share only the official statement from HTWT. To the activists, please note we are only a … Continue reading

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RECAP: Our Charity Auction Raised $3151 for International Elephant Foundation Research

Thanks to everyone that bid on our auction! We raised $3151 for International Elephant Foundation, Tai’s philanthropy, to fund research for a cure for EEHV, the disease that killed her 3 year old elephant nephew, JP. We just received this thank … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes of ‘Water for Elephants’ from the American Humane Association

Wonderful video with lots of information on the use of animals during filming of Water for Elephants. Includes cast interviews with Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson as well as friend to the blog, Kari Johnson, Tai’s human mommy. Thank you manders_lb for … Continue reading

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AUCTION: Tai’s Painting + Rob, Reese, Christoph and Tai Signed Poster to be Auctioned for Charity to Benefit International Elephant Foundation

The Kinkers at www.WaterForElephantsFilm.com Fan Site are pleased to announce our charity auction to benefit the International Elephant Foundation‘s mission to Stomp Out EEHV, a disease that is killing baby elephants. This disease recently claimed the life of 3 year old JP, the elephant … Continue reading

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VIDEO: HBO First Look at Water for Elephants

There are not enough words to describe how spectacular this was. Enjoy The special will be available on HBO On Demand April 11th. Click HERE to view the schedule. Source Follow @h2oforelephants on Twitter and Facebook!

Posted in Christoph Waltz, Circus Animals, Costumes, Fox Movie Studio, Francis Lawrence, Have Trunk Will Travel, Press Junket, Production, Production Designer, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Rosie, Tai, TV Appearances, Water for Elephants | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Interview: Tai’s Trainer Talk In-Depth About Tai’s Role as Rosie in ‘Water for Elephants’

Spielfilm.de interviewed Gary Johnson, owner of Have Trunk Will Travel. Gary is also Tai’s human daddy and trainer. Our friends at Robsteners have translated the article from German to English for your reading pleasure. Spielfilm.de: Can you explain to us … Continue reading

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Tai’s Charity: Vote International Elephant Foundation as a Great Nonprofit

Tai’s human mommy at Have Trunk Will Travel asked us to help Tai spread the word and vote for International Elephant Foundation as a Great Nonprofit! Dear Water for Elephants Fans, If you love our work then tell the world! … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The Answer to THE Question – Did Tai Remember Rob and Reese?

After reading the Entertainment Weekly article yesterday, no doubt everyone was wanting to know the answer to the question: did Tai the elephant remember Rob and Reese? It had been months since Tai had seen them, and Rob confessed he … Continue reading

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Water For Elephants production notes

This scoop from RPlife was very emotional for me. It’s no surprise we love Robert Pattinson around here but blogging about this film for over a year now, we are intensely attached to all aspects of filming. These production notes … Continue reading

Posted in Christoph Waltz, Cinematographer, Circus Animals, Costumes, Elephants, Filming Locations, Fox Movie Studio, Francis Lawrence, Hal Holbrook, Have Trunk Will Travel, Production, Production Designer, Props & Sets, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Rosie, Sara Gruen, Script, Tai, The Book, Water for Elephants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Meeting Tai the Elephant – Star of ‘Water for Elephants’

Kinker Tink and I (Kinker Jen) were extended the most extraordinary invitation to visit Tai and her sisters at the Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT) ranch in Perris, California on February 19! It was a magical day and a rare … Continue reading

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