Thanks to undercover footage and ex-trainers, animal abuse in the circus industry has been exposed more than ever. This includes circuses such as Ringling Brothers, Cole Beatty, Carson and Barnes and The Shrine Circus. The animal welfare act was written to protect exotic animals just as much as domestic. Please urge the city of Valdosta, Ga. and surrounding counties to discontinue supporting animal circuses and to deny them the permits allowing them to perform here.
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