What’s the Worst Way That Circuses Abuse Elephants?

Published by PETA.

Circuses such as Ringling Bros. abuse elephants in so many ways that it’s tough to decide which is worst. But when we polled people on our PETA mobile list, here’s what they chose:


Elephant Circus Poll


Which option gets your vote?

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Written by Joel Bartlett

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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