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Do animals think and feel?
by Marc Bekoff
Wild animals banned in UK circuses: Animal suffering matters
Despite political dirty tricks and intimidation animals gain protection
Published on June 24, 2011 by Marc Bekoff
in Animal Emotions
In a remarkable victory for animals and the many people working on their behalf, lions, tigers, elephants, and other wild animals have been banned from being used and abused in the circus.
This decision came despite pressure, bribing, and bullying from influential people.
Animals do not belong in circuses
There is no educational or conservation value to these venues and this historic vote should set a precedent for other countries to follow.