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Offbeat  (tags: amazing, circus, Peking, acrobats, culture )

- 1650 days ago -
PETA Wants No Tigers at Shrine Circus Shows in Rexdale
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, circus )

- 1727 days ago -
Circus manager says circus has been operating in Ontario for 30 years without being cited for poor treatment.
With New Ban, No More Lions and Tigers and Bears at Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, circus, ban )

- 1794 days ago -
Lions, tigers, bears, elephants and other wild animals will not longer star in circus shows in the UK, the Guardian reports. Instead, only domesticated animals such as ponies horses will leap through hoops and perform other circus tricks.
Do Lions Belong in a Circus?
Offbeat  (tags: protest, gold coast australia, circus, wild animals, activists, animal protection )

- 1872 days ago -
You know what they say about the Gold Coast - beautiful one day, forcing lions to perform circus tricks the next. Read on for the full story and what you can do to help. Traditionally, you can find clowns INSIDE the circus. But on the Gold Coast
Wild Animals Finally Freed From the Circus
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circus )

- 2034 days ago -
We are overjoyed that the Great British Circus has confirmed it will no longer use animals in its performances.
Response to Footage of Escaped Elephant, Baby
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circus, suffering )

- 2181 days ago -
We're horrified by the recent footage of a circus elephant who escaped into a shopping centre car park in County Cork, Ireland.
Smiles Return To Tohoku As The Circus Comes To Town
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Tohoku, March 11, earthquake, elementary school, smiles, kids, Great East Japan Earthquake, tsunami, radiation, circus, joy, dance )

- 2305 days ago -
During the show, La Tantan Sha - comprising the ringmaster, a crown, a dancer, an actor in a lion suit and two girl painters - set off in search of hidden treasure.
Circus Protest a Roaring Success
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circus, suffering )

- 2352 days ago -
Even at his tender age, Gabriel has already cut his teeth as a campaigner and photos of him dressed as a clown at the demonstration over the alleged animal cruelty at Bobby Robert's Circus earlier in the year were shown in press around the world.
I Am An Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, awesome animals, abused, mistreated, humans, circus, circus zoos, exploitated )

- 2456 days ago -
I was not born for your amusement any more than you were born for mine. If you see me in the zoo, and especially in the circus, which arrived here yesterday, I am not there willingly.
Circus Life: Is It Fun for the Animals? Contest for Humane Educators
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circus, contest )

- 2756 days ago -
Your challenge as a humane educator is to learn about the lives of circus animals. After your research is complete, use your findings to create an entry that supports animal-free circuses and shows.
Animal Rights Activists to Stage Protest of Ringling Bros. Circus Outside Staples Center
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circus, protest )

- 2805 days ago -
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has returned to Los Angeles, drumming up publicity for its "Barnum's FUNundrum!" show with a Tuesday predawn parade of Asian elephants from Union Station to the Staples Center. The circus runs at Staples
The Show Must (Not) Go On!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circus )

- 2875 days ago -
Marystown reportedly banned the use of animals for human entertainment because its residents fear that animals in circuses are being mistreated. It sounds like someone on the City Council got ahold of PETA's recent undercover investigation,
PETA Circus Elephant Protest to Target Elementary Students
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, circus, Peta )

- 2898 days ago -
A spokeswoman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says the demonstration is linked to the upcoming Ringling Brothers Circus performances April 23-25 at Ford Arena in Beaumont.
Elephant Kills Shrine Circus Trainer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, circus, death, trainer, environment, protection )

- 2901 days ago -
A reportedly "startled" elephant kicked a circus trainer or groom so hard that he was thrown 20 feet and died of his injuries at the scene. The attack occurred backstage at a Shrine Circus performance Friday evening in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Circus Without Animals Enjoying Boom Times
Offbeat  (tags: no animals, humans, circus, australia, popular, audiences )

- 2945 days ago -
Performers are limbering up for the opening night of Circus Oz in Adelaide. The city's Lord Mayor and former ringmaster, Michael Harbison, started the show in the 1970s.

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