Victory As Ecuador Bans Wild Animal In Circuses

Victory! As Ecuador bans wild animal in circuses

Posted: 12 July 2012.

When Animal Defenders International first placed a team of field officers deep inside the South American circus industry in 2005 they couldn’t have known the impact their investigation would have as Ecuador becomes the latest South American government to ban the use of wildlife in circuses.

Some of the most shocking scenes of the investigation were filmed in Ecuador: monkeys living on chains in squalor; a bull being beaten to his knees; the elderly lion in a cage little bigger than his body, being dragged and kicked; a donkey being kicked and dogs being repeatedly beaten. To read the full story click here