Sports & Entertainment

NYC Council is at it again.

This time, they are considering an ordinance that will ‘prohibit the display or exhibition of many wild or exotic animals, with exceptions for accredited zoos, research facilities, religious ceremonies or celebrations, and educational or conservation-related programs or presentations.”

Clearly, the ordinance, if passed, would shutter all circuses that include

You may not know that Ringling Brothers maintains a captive breeding program that may be saving increasingly threatened wild Asian elephants, whose numbers have twindled to less than 35,000.

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Thomas Albert, Vice President of Government Relations for Feld Entertainment and the Ringling Bros. Center