Center for Elephant Conservation

Center for Elephant Conservation1 post
5 Mar, 2015

Phasing out elephant acts

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The Circus is phasing out the use of elephants for its performances. Growing public concern over the animals’ treatment as well as ‘anti-circus’ and ‘anti-elephant’ ordinances led to the decision. Thirteen elephants will continue to tour with the circus before they are retired to the Center for Elephant Conservation in 2018.

There’s been somewhat of a mood shift among our consumers. A lot of people aren’t comfortable with us touring with our elephants.

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