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The United Kingdom Will Ban Performances Involving Wild Animals in Circuses



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There’s one thing most Brits have always been firm about, and that’s their determination to contribute to animals’ welfare as much as they can. A new Bill has been announced that’ll ban circuses from using wild animals in their performances, according to UNILAD’s Lucy Connolly.
For centuries, circuses across the United Kingdom have kept wild animals such as camels, elephants, zebras, and big cats – lions, tigers, in poor and unsanitary conditions, while driving them across the country and making them perform on stage to entertain the masses.
On May 1st, 2019 UK’s Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced a new bill to ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses, a publication on the official website of the British government reads.

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