Letters to the Editor

Urging public to avoid shows with wild animals

As long as people continue to pay to attend circus shows with wild animals, wild animals will continue to be exploited and abused. It’s not natural for wild animals to be confined, transported constantly, subjected to cruel training and forced to do stupid tricks. They’re wild animals and it’s just sad they have to live that way.

It’s not remarkable that these animals can do tricks, it’s remarkable that we continue this barbaric ritual and call it entertainment.

Please boycott the circus shows with wild animals when they come to town. Call them and encourage them to use other acts; human or domesticated animals.

Mardel Chowen

South Prairie

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