What countries have banned animal circuses?

What countries have banned animal circuses?

Here’s the list of countries that have implemented or passed bans on circuses that use wild animals, according to StopCircusSuffering.com:

  • Austria.
  • Bolivia.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Colombia.
  • Costa Rica.
  • Croatia.
  • Cyprus.
  • El Salvador.

Where are animals still used in circuses?

Because animal abuse in circuses is so prevalent, local governments have already banned or restricted the use of wild animals in traveling acts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Pasadena, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Marin County, and New York City, along with states California, Hawaii, New Jersey, and dozens of countries …

What countries have not banned animal circuses?

While certain regions within some countries have bans in place, many people will be surprised to learn that countries including France, Germany, Spain, Australia and the USA, do not yet have nationwide bans and continue to see wild animals being used in circuses, despite many smaller nations such as Bolivia, Serbia.

Do circuses still have animal acts?

Animals continue to be used in circuses around the country, and they need your help. Tell the Carson & Barnes, Garden Bros., and UniverSoul circuses to end all cruel animal acts, and click the button below to pledge never to go to a circus that uses animals.

Are any circuses left?

Despite the closing of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey (May, 2017), circus performances continue to amaze and amuse audiences in the United States and around the world. Here in America (and globally), traditional circuses are STILL bringing their Big Top or coming to a venue in a city or small town near you!

Why did circuses shut down?

After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey is closing for good, responding to a prolonged slump in ticket sales that has rendered the business unsustainable, according to its operator, Feld Entertainment. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is closing for good.

Do circuses still have elephants?

Several hundred Asian elephants live in the United States, the majority of them in zoos. Most of the rest live in sanctuaries or refuges; a handful are still owned by circuses, performing in states and communities where that use of wild animals is still legal.

Do any circuses still have elephants?