After years of abusing animals—including by forcing elephants to perform meaningless tricks, give rides, and pose for photos with the public and whipping a tiger in the face and on the body more than two dozen times in front of a crowd of children—Circus Pages finally shut its doors. PETA submitted complaints to law-enforcement authorities and pressured venues to stop hosting this circus, and we’re thrilled that there will now be one animal circus fewer on the road.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind