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Friday, February 6, 2009

Ringling Brother Accused of Violating ESA

Good. I don't care what anyone says, I can't stand circuses. And they certainly have no right to use endangered species as performers. These are ENDANGERED species. We can't afford to waste any individual member, whether it be for entertainment or experimentation.

The treatment of circus elephants went on trial in federal court Wednesday with animal rights groups accusing Ringling Bros. of violating the Endangered Species Act when it uses bullhooks and chains to control its performing pachyderms....

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Animal Welfare Institute and other activist groups say they will prove that Asian elephants are injured physically and emotionally by their treatment in the circu

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

ELEPHANTS AND ALL ANIMALS ARE TREATED WITH RESPECT AND WELL CARED FOR. i HAVE SPONSORED A CIRCUS FOR 16 YEARS-ALWAYS WITH ELEPHANTS AND ANIMAL-THAT IS WHAT THE PUBLIC WANTS. i HAVE BEEN AROUND CIRCUSES FOR 50+ YEARS AND HAVE NEVER SAW ANY ABUSE. tHE 16 YEARS WE HAVE SPONSORED A CIRCUS THE ANIMALS WERE INSPECTED BY LOCAL AND STATE AGENCIES-NEVER HAS THERE BEEN A PROBLEM-ON THE CONTARY THESE AGENCIES FOUND THE ANIMALS TO BE WELL CARE3D FOR.
THE NATIONAL ANIMAL TERRIOST ORGANIZATIONS HAVE DONE DAMAGE TO RESERCH LABS-CIRCUES-FAST FOOD AND FUR BUSINESSES. IT IS JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE THEIR ACTIONS KILL SOMEONE. THEY DO NOTHING TO HELP THE ANIMALS WE ALL LOVE. THEY FLEECE MILLIONS FROM WELL BEING CITIZENS WHO GIVE MOPNEY TO SUPPORT THESE TERRIOST GROUPS. DO NOT SUPPORT THESE RADICAL ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS-GIVE TO YOUR LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER/
LONG LIVE THE CIRCUS-WITH ANIMALS!!!