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Opinion: Don't Celebrate the Ringling and Barnum and Bailey Elephant "Victory"


A couple of weeks ago the world’s biggest circuses – Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey – announced plans to end their iconic elephant performances by 2018. Animal welfare groups and the public alike have praised the move as an “historic” and “groundbreaking” “victory” for elephants and, indeed, for animals more generally.

But the Ringling “victory” is no cause for celebration. Find out why in my latest opinion piece over on Peaceful Dumpling.

Until next time...

Vegan Lass

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