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Beauty Will Expose All, Including Truth About Ringling's Abuse of Animals
For Immediate Release:February 4, 2013
Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382
Greensboro, N.C. -- Wearing nothing but shackles and covered with "scars" from
violent "beatings"—which are an everyday reality for animals in
circuses—PETA member Monika Meilleur will protest in Greensboro on Tuesday
against the arrival of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
When: Tuesday, February 5, 12 noon
Where: At the intersection of N. Elm Street and W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro
"I'm here to expose what the circus is so desperate
to hide from the public," says Meilleur. "These animals have been beaten and deprived of their precious freedom for
a lifetime of cheap tricks."
PETA has released dozens of compelling photos taken inside
Ringling's Florida training center. The photos expose how baby elephants used
by Ringling are stretched out, slammed to the
ground, gouged with steel-tipped bullhooks, and shocked with electric prods.
These abusive sessions go on for several hours a day in order to force the baby
elephants to learn to perform circus tricks out of fear of punishment.
In late 2011, Ringling paid the
largest fine in circus history—$270,000—for violations of the Animal Welfare
For more information, please visit PETA's website RinglingBeatsAnimals.com.
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