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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Is Closing Down After More Than 100 Years!

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Ringling Bros. circus is closing down after more than 100 years in operation, according to a press release from Feld Entertainment,which has owned the circus for the last 50 yrs&will hold its final performances in May this year," CEO Kenneth Feld s.


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Animae C (507)
Monday January 16, 2017, 11:24 pm

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Tuesday January 17, 2017, 12:48 am

MmAway M (522)
Tuesday January 17, 2017, 9:42 pm
Thank you, I read this before, but with Care2 heading I can't see this site with that MESS.

"The Humane Society of the United States, a longtime critic of the show's animal welfare practices, acknowledged that Ringling Bros. has made changes over the past century and a half, but claims the changes didn't happen quickly enough.
"It's just not acceptable any longer to cart wild animals from city to city and have them perform silly yet coercive stunts," the society's President and CEO Wayne Pacelle said in a statement Sunday. "I know this is bittersweet for the Feld family, but I applaud their decision to move away from an institution grounded on inherently inhumane wild animal acts," Pacelle said.
In 2011, Feld Entertainment agreed to pay a fine of $270,000 to the US Department of Agriculture for alleged violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
The company did not admit wrongdoing but promised to implement new training for all personnel who handle animals.
Ringling Bros. has made recent changes to its traditional lineup to capture the attention of more attendees. "

Clapping my hands!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MmAway M (522)
Tuesday January 17, 2017, 9:43 pm
Sorry thank you OO!

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Thursday January 19, 2017, 6:30 am

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Thursday January 19, 2017, 11:22 am

Joy McRonald (167)
Thursday January 19, 2017, 2:39 pm
Noted, thank you..

Peggy B (43)
Thursday January 19, 2017, 3:14 pm
I suppose it's not lucrative enough to pay people for their shows. What I remember about the circus when I went as a child wasn't the animals, but the trapeze and people on the ropes and the clowns.

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Saturday January 21, 2017, 11:31 am
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Monday January 23, 2017, 12:29 pm

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