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PERFORMING ANIMALS

Wild animals are still used in circuses and traveling shows across North America. Most are shunted from town to town with no opportunity to live according to their natural biology and behaviour. They endure severe confinement, deprivation, hardship and brutality.

Many performing wild animals are also large, potentially dangerous and perform in front of audiences with few protective measures in place. They pose a risk to themselves, their handlers, audience members and bystanders.

As a leader in the struggle to end the exploitation of wild animals in circuses and traveling shows, Zoocheck conducts its own investigative and research projects, prepares and distributes a broad array of campaigning materials, and provides technical, material and financial support to local campaigns across the country.

 

 

 

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