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Ellie November 17, 2011 at 12:04 pm
This holiday season please donates food to the Metropolitan Ministries food bank to help feed hungryRead More people and if you love animals and don’t want to contribute to their abuse, turn down Ringling Bros Circus free tickets. While the circus feeds their animal performers they use abusive and cruel methods to make them perform tricks to entertain the circus’s audience. While Ringling’s gesture seems like a generous gift it is but a tax write off for them and the abuse continues for their circus’s animal performers. With the Internet at our fingertips there is no excuse for not educating yourself. YouTube is full of videos showing Ringling Bros and the entire circus industry beating their elephants to make them perform.
ooffa tunamble December 7, 2011 at 05:34 pm
There is no abuse stop making stuff up
Ellie December 7, 2011 at 05:54 pm
"The Elephant In the Room: The Science and Well-being of Elephants in Captivity" and ourRead More chapter Poole, J & Granli, P. 2008. Mind and Movement: Meeting the Interests of Elephants. (2.19 MB) is another source.http://www.elephantvoices.org/elephant-interests/-faq/1.html Cynthia Moss, and 14 other researchers have a combined total of 300 years of experience with elephants and they said, “We, the undersigned, comprise a group of elephant researchers working together to study elephants and promote their conservation and welfare. Our combined experience represents almost 300 person-years of work with free-ranging, wild African elephants. We are the acknowledged leading experts in the field. It is our considered opinion that elephants should not be used in circuses. http://elephanttrust.org/node/414