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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Wikipedia, the free ...


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is an United States travelling circus company billed as The Greatest Show on Earth. The circus, known as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined...

Ringling Bros. circus eliminating elephant acts - Chicago Tribune


Mar 5, 2015 ... Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus eliminating elephant ... Elephants have symbolized this circus since Barnum brought an Asian elephant named Jumbo to ... "All of the resources used to fight these things can be put toward the ... battle over allegations that circus employees mistreated elephants.

Circuses | Animals Used for Entertainment | The Issues | PETA


Circuses travel nearly year-round, in all weather extremes, sometimes for days at ... handlers in the children's rides area after becoming stressed by circus noise. ... A few years earlier, an elephant named Viola had escaped from the Cole Bros.

Why Ringling Bros. Circus Is Losing the Elephants - Bloomberg


Mar 12, 2015 ... Ringling Brothers recognized that the country's mood shift meant that ... Beach and Miami Beach Counties in Florida did, all large markets. .... It will be known as the company that didn't know what to do after it was blackfished.

The Cruelest Show on Earth | Mother Jones


Our yearlong investigation rips the big top off how Ringling Bros. treats its elephants. ... But after a few months, the USDA announced a settlement. ... So I called W. Ron DeHaven, who headed the animal care unit from 1996 until ... Save for modern sound and lighting systems, today's circus hasn't changed all that much from ...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus | Animal Rights ...


Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus ... In August 2004, Ringling killed an 8-month-old elephant named Riccardo after he fractured both hind legs ...

News | Ringling Beats Animals


Circus! Ringling Bros. is no longer forcing animals to perform. Now let's get lions, tigers, and ... Needs to Stop ALL ANIMAL Acts NOW! ... U.S. Department of Agriculture after an emaciated pygmy hippopotamus named Katie was found dead.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be eliminating ...


Mar 5, 2015 ... The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic ... move all the animals to the company's Center for Elephant Conservation. ... named after him in Scotland - after seeing how sporrans are made ...

Elephants to Retire From Ringling Brothers Stage - The New York ...


Mar 5, 2015 ... A rehearsal before a Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus last year in Brooklyn. ... But after decades of animal rights activists claiming that it treats the giant creatures cruelly, ... See All Comments; Write a comment ... which has banned hooked poles, called bullhooks, used to train the elephants.

Circus History Message Board - Circus Historical Society


His name was Philip DellaPenna and the circus called him "Nick". ..... in 1909, his parents and sister all died shortly after leaving the Lemen Bros Circus in 1898.

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Here's Where Ringling Bros. Is Sending Its Circus Elephants to Retire


Sep 17, 2015 ... Within three years the circus will end elephant acts and transfer its last ... to the touch of a tool he calls a guide, but is also known as a bull hook, or ankus. ... after Ringling CEO Kenneth Feld announced he was releasing all ...

5 Circuses That Need to Follow Ringling and Get Rid of Elephant ...


Mar 13, 2015 ... Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has conceded: The public ... after a whistleblower reported to PETA that a handler with the circus forced ... Kelly Miller Circus is using a lonely, sad elephant named Anna Louise. ... Shrine Circuses rent their elephant acts from a variety of exhibitors— all of which ....

Cole Brothers Circus Fact Sheet - Born Free USA


The USDA cited Allen Brothers Circus, which was performing as Cole Bros. ... An elephant named Viola, who had been leased from Carson & Barnes to perform ... burnt trash, circus cars, a trailer and a fragile wooden building , all of which were .... Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. was also cited for failure to properly store food after ...