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International Animal Rescue Saving animals from suffering around the world

Great British Circus cruelty exposed

International Animal Rescue has applauded investigators for exposing cruelty towards elephants in the Great British Circus.

Elephants are forced to perform for the Great British CircusShocking undercover footage gathered by Animal Defenders International shows elephants being hit with hooks and brooms and one having its tail viciously twisted by a keeper. The investigation has made the news in the UK press and the footage can be seen on YouTube. » Watch the video.

Please act NOW by calling for a ban on the use of performing animals in circuses. The Dept for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is deliberating whether or not to regulate animal circuses but regulation isn’t enough, there must be a ban.

Please contact: Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Minister of State, DEFRA, Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR. Email: [email protected]