Circuses Blow Their Top At Lion Licensing Plan

The Independent2012-11-18:                      A plan to force circuses to license all their lions, tigers and elephants – thrashed out after the Government shelved an outright ban on performing wild animals – could still drive many circuses out of business, owners have warned. Circus representatives told ministers the compromise was “disrespectful”, imposed unreasonable costs and would stop them hitting animals to control and train them. Notes from a secret…                  more »



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About narhvalur

Environmentalist, Animal Lover, Birder,Equastrian
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5 Responses to Circuses Blow Their Top At Lion Licensing Plan

  1. argylesock says:

    This ban is long overdue.

  2. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and are in the midst of a great Thanksgiving weekend!

  3. mottledthrush says:

    Reblogged this on MottledThrush and commented:
    About time animals were banned from circuses altogether.

  4. So if you have to ill-treat animals in order to control them in a circus, circuses should be banned.
    Make human animals perform instead.

  5. narhvalur says:

    Thanks so much for the reblogging!

    Take care,

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