Request #17-677


On behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc., I am requesting copies of the following public records from the San Diego Zoo:


-All veterinary records and keepers notes related to Mila the elephant from January 1, 2017 through the date this request is processed;

-All necropsy records related to Mila the elephant;

-Any correspondence or other records related to the death of Mila the elephant.


We respectfully request that production of the responsive documents be fulfilled without charge in light of PETA’s non-profit status and the fact that releasing the requested records is in the public interest. PETA will synthesize the information obtained from this request and educate the public about the city’s regulation of exhibitors of wild and potentially dangerous animals.


If this request for a waiver or reduction of fees is denied and fees are expected to exceed $25.00, please notify me to this effect by telephone or electronic mail before this request is processed. To conserve public resources, please provide the requested records, to the extent possible, via electronic mail attachment to I look forward to hearing from you as promptly as possible.


Thank you for your assistance.


March 21, 2017 via web


Public Records Administration





Point of Contact

Lea Fields-Bernard

Request Published Public
March 24, 2017, 5:29pm
Request Closed Public

No responsive documents

The City of San Diego has no responsive documents.

March 21, 2017, 5:29pm by Lea Fields-Bernard, Public Records Administration Manager, PRA Program Manager
Department Assignment Public
Added: Public Records Administration .
March 21, 2017, 5:21pm by Lea Fields-Bernard, Public Records Administration Manager, PRA Program Manager
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
March 21, 2017, 12:53pm