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Born Free is convinced the circus is no place for wild animals. The stresses of frequent transport, the inadequacy of minimal housing space, the exploitative displays in the ring, and frequent accusations of abuse; it is clear that life in a circus brings compromises and cruelty to wild animals.
This document offers an insight into the use of wild animals in a variety of different performance situations across the European Union.
An examination of the state of UK circuses with wild animals, produced in partnership with RSPCA
This report is the result of two years of investigations into the welfare of circus animals in England and Wales.