Photo of the Day: Check Out the Parking Lot at Ringling’s Show

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

It was a lonely Saturday night for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Oakland, California. Check out the photos that a PETA supporter snapped of the main parking lots closest to the entrance of Oracle Arena during the circus’s 7 p.m. show.

Ringling parking lot


The activist said that attendance was extremely low all weekend. The people have spoken, and they don’t want to see The Saddest Show on Earth.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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