However, these changes don't happen without the efforts of committed and compassionate citizens across the country. Their voices--when raised in unison, with authority, and with fearlessness--can effect change most significantly.
Copyright: Animal Defenders International/Lions being loaded for the flight to Africa As much as I love South America, anyone
They'll spend the rest of their lives at a sanctuary in Florida.
This is the depressing truth behind the greatest show on Earth.
The first state prohibition on exotic wildlife for entertainment appears headed for approval.
Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.
As both a ringmaster and a man, it is all at once awe-inspiring and humbling to look upon the enormity of a life such as Col. John Herriott's. A steep standard he has left, and it is well worth the ascent. In circus, we never say "goodbye," rather we say "see you down the road."
"I'm an elephant." "I can see that." "I just got notice I'll be out of work."
While the Tyke incident challenged people around the world to think about our relationship to circus animals, many circuses
I learned two things upon joining The Greatest Show On Earth over 15 years ago. 1) Top billing belongs to the four-legged mammals and 2) circus at its purest is a celebration of living things at their utmost.