We urge the people of Wales to remind the Welsh Government that they support strong UK legislation that will ban wild animals being used in circuses
I look forward to enjoying Greenhead Park and circuses
there for many years to come.
And the training techniques of many circuses
Our performers need it, and I think the world's circuses
The circus is one of only two circuses
in the UK which uses wild animals in its shows.
He added: "If people are going to criticise it would be sensible to criticise in terms of an individual, not all circuses
CAPS claims circuses
are forcing wild animals to live in cramped, squalid, captivity and perform unnatural, dangerous acts, and say many of the exotic animals including elephants, sealions, tigers and alligators, have shown signs of stress and frustration.
There's unpleasant publicity from groups such as PETA, who picket circuses
nationwide for using animal acts.
A few officials were sympathetic to the smaller circuses
and many performers still here, but most seemed to feel -- and many actually said -- that Sarasota had "outgrown" the circus.
Astley established 19 circuses
across Europe, as far east as Moscow, although we owe the word 'circus' to his first great rival, Charles Hughes.
In fact, circuses
have been closing down at an alarming rate.
It is one of only three remaining circuses
in the UK to include animals in its performances.
And in a few areas of town, you can still see backyard rigging where aerialists in the small circuses
and carnivals that today call Sarasota home practice their skills.
Unfortunately, in England, circuses
are able to receive a licence from the UK Government to use wild animals.
What are the main obstacles that face circuses
in Finland nowadays?