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End this tragedy

In February, Born Free made headlines with our powerful new report exposing polar bear suffering in zoos. Time to bring this abhorrent, anachronistic practice to an end, says our Captivity Research Officer Chris Lewis.

Spain approves law banning wild animals in circuses

Born Free welcomes news that the Spanish government has approved the law on the Protection of Animal Rights and Welfare. The new law will finally bring about a complete prohibition of wild animals in circuses throughout the entire country and follows many years of campaigning by the InfoCircos coalition of NGOs, whose perseverance has already seen 12 of the country’s 17 regions bring in localised bans.