Ringling Bros. circus to eliminate elephant acts

March 5, 2015 4:10 PM

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Ringling Bros. circus to eliminate elephant acts

The 13 elephants currently part of the act will be sent to a conservation in Florida by 2018. One elephant is going to the Fort Worth Zoo for breeding. The circus will continue to include horses, dogs, tigers and other animals in its show.

Kenneth Feld, chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment said "this is the most significant change we have made since we founded the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation in 1995. When we did so, we knew we would play a critical role in saving the endangered Asian elephant for future generatio...

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