IFAW UK bring successful prosecution of TV chef and ‘Fat Lady’ Clarissa Dickson-Wright and race horse trainer Sir Mark Prescott for attending illegal hare coursing events on March 2-3, 2007. But don’t look for anything about this on the Countryside … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Animals in Entertainment
Please read Jill Howard Church’s (my ASI colleague) take on Michael Vick, called “Second Chances.” If – and only if – he advances animal protection as well or better than he advances a football, there might be something of value … Continue reading
Today is the 15th anniversary of Tyke’s murder in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1994. She was an 8,000-pound female African elephant who was “owned” by John Cuneo and “performed” with Circus International. During a performance in front of hundreds of paying … Continue reading
This time the expose is in the UK at the so-called Great British Circus. Here’s Animal Defenders International report.” Here’s a reminder of what happens to elephants in circuses in the United States.
Bolivia has enacted what animal rights defenders are calling the world’s first law that prohibits the use of animals in circuses. A handful of other countries have banned the use of wild animals in circuses, but the Bolivian ban includes … Continue reading
Here’s footage from the New York League of Humane Volunteers of captive elephants displaying stereotypic behaviour with Cole Bros. Circus in Staten Island on July 20, 2009. Here’s undercover footage shot by PETA of Ringling Bros. as reported on the … Continue reading