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Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

The City of Los Angeles has officially banned the use of wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The bill goes beyond just circuses and includes any events in city limits. The Los Angeles City...
Denmark Paid $1.6 Million to Free 4 Circus Elephants

Denmark Paid $1.6 Million to Free 4 Circus Elephants

The Danish government bought the last four remaining circus elephants in the country. Denmark paid $1.6 million to give the animals a proper retirement. This is ahead of a proposed ban on the use...
German Circus Goes Cruelty-Free With Holographic Animals

German Circus Goes Cruelty-Free With Holographic Animals

Circus Roncalli, a Germany-based circus troupe, is the first in the world to replace circus animals with holograms. The decades-old circus adopted the cruelty-free method recently, using 11 projectors, lasers, and lenses to produce the...
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...

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...