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Oakland Just Banned Exotic Animals In Entertainment

Oakland Just Banned Exotic Animals In Entertainment

One hundred years ago, after learning about the inherent abuse and violence perpetrated against animals forced to perform in circuses, Oakland California’s most iconic figure, Jack London—author and social activist—wrote two novels (“Jerry of...
Wild Animal Circuses to be Banned in Paris

Wild Animal Circuses Banned in Paris

Paris will ban circuses that use wild animals as entertainment from performing in the city. The Council of Paris adopted a resolution this week that will ban all circuses with wild animals by 2022. Although...
How Senator Cory Booker Is Trying to Ban Animal Circuses

How Senator Cory Booker Is Trying to Ban Animal Circuses

Vegan Senator Cory Booker is on a mission to get wild animals out of circuses. The politician from New Jersey has co-sponsored a bill -- put forward by Democratic Senator Bob Menendez -- that would...

California Just Banned Wild Animals In Circuses

Updated October 12, 2019. | California just banned the use of wild animals in circuses. It joins Hawaii, New Jersey, and New York City in prohibiting circuses from using wild animals as entertainment. Bill SB...
Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

Wild Animal Circuses Are Now Banned In Madrid

Madrid has banned wild animal circuses, acknowledging that the form of entertainment raises animal welfare concerns. The City Council of Madrid passed the landmark bill late last March, as reported by Efe: Verde. The European...
Why Washington D.C. Just Banned This Animal Circus

Why Washington D.C. Just Banned This Animal Circus

Washington D.C. has banned a well-known circus from using animals in its performances. Garden Bros. Circus has been performing for 100 years. As part of its current tour, it was due to perform in the...
Human-Powered Circus Proves Animals Have No Place in the Big Tent

Human-Powered Circus Proves Animals Have No Place in the Big Tent

A circus in Turkey is entertaining audiences without animal exploitation, Daily Sabah reported. Turkey Circus formed almost 20 years ago with the vision of creating an awe-inspiring show that doesn't include captive animals. Acrobats, clowns, balancing...

Hawaii Bans Wild Animals in Circuses

Animals in Hawaii just received one of the best Christmas gifts possible after the state made the move to ban wild animals in circuses. Hawaii is the second state in the United States to...
Parliament Bans Wild Animal Circuses in Portugal

Portugal Bans All Wild Animal Circuses

In a step toward improved animal rights laws, Portugal has banned the use of wild animals in circuses. The law passed by parliament means that the more than 1,000 different animals - including lions, penguins,...
Circuses Long History of Animal Abuse

Czech Republic Moves to Ban All Wild Animal Circuses

Following a string of controversy surrounding animal welfare in the Czech Republic, government bodies are considering banning the use of wild animals in circuses. The Czech Ministry of Agriculture previously banned the use of some animals...
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Expected to Sign Ban on Wild Animal Circuses

New Jersey Bans Wild Animal Circuses

New Jersey has banned all traveling shows and circuses that use wild and exotic animals, such as elephants, giraffes, big cats, camels, bears, and crocodiles, from performing in the state. It is the first...

University of South Carolina Vows to Stop Hosting Circuses With Wild Animals Following Reports...

The University of South Carolina (USC)--Aiken pledged to never again host a circus that involves animals. Prior to the announcement, the university hosted circuses that used wild animals for entertainment at its Convocation Center. Most...

England Set to Ban The Use Of Wild Animals in Circuses

In a move that sees the country dawdling behind Scotland, Italy, New York City and India, England have introduced a draft bill that will hopefully see them finally ban the use of wild animals...
TripAdvisor Will No Longer Sell Tickets to Shows That Use Wild Animal For Entertainment

Scotland Bans All Use of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses

A new legislation has just been passed in Scotland, which bans the use (including exhibition and performance) of wild animals in travelling circuses. This is the first ban in regard to animal welfare at ...

Italy to Save 2000 Animals by Implementing Ban on Circus Animals

Following in the recent footsteps of New York City and India, Italy have made the move to close 100 circuses, saving 2000 animals in the process. Over 70% of Italian citizens were in support of...

David Attenborough Investigates Death of Elephant who Inspired Disney’s ‘Dumbo’

Sir David Attenborough, in a new BBC show, investigates both the life and history, and the suspicious death of the circus elephant who is known for inspiring Disney's 1941 Dumbo.  'Jumbo' the elephant arrived at London...

New York City Bans The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses

“Circuses are going to have to evolve and take animals out of the act or, like Ringling Brothers, go out of business.” —  Edita Birnkrant Have you ever seen a genuinely happy circus animal? Probably not. Animals...