Anchorage, Alaska -- The Alaska Zoo contacted police today after saying they received calls from concerned drivers that protesters were interfering with traffic in front of the zoo.
Protesters were gathered to voice their concerns that Maggie the elephant be relocated to a warmer climate with other elephants.
Protester April Warwick said the group is not trespassing or creating a problem.
"The police officers have stopped twice. They said that the Alaska Zoo is making calls saying that we're causing problems, saying that we're, you know, walking on the road, we're distracting, drivers from driving. They're making false claims like that. We're just standing here with our signs," Warwick said.
The Zoo's Board of Directors is scheduled to meet this Tuesday to discuss Maggie's welfare.
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