Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
single

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR Newsletter

Los Angeles Takes Steps to Ban Circus Elephants

Los Angeles Takes Steps to Ban Circus Elephants

Los Angeles is one step closer to banning elephants at circuses. According to Daily News of Los Angeles the city’s Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee recommended a full vote by the City Council on the proposed prohibition of traveling circus elephants and the sharp implements used to control them.

The 2-0 vote followed expert testimony and a video documenting brutal treatment of circus elephants.

“Frankly, it made my blood boil,” said Councilman Paul, who heads the committee, in a statement. “The video was shot undercover and it showed traveling circus elephants being struck viciously with a bullhook, over and over again, for no apparent reason.”

To learn more about cruel methods used to train the animals in circuses as well as the cramped confinement, unacceptable travel conditions, and poor treatment that they endure, click here.

Image Source: Chris Hills/Flickr

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!‚Äč

Browse through some recent posts below:


Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Los Angeles Takes Steps to Ban Circus Elephants”

Click to add comment


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×