The word is out: Ringling is using TB positive, humanly-contagious, baby elephants in public performances. It's all too inhumane, too irresponsible, and we're too modern and sensible to continue not to be bothered by the mistreatment of wild animals for our entertainment. The kiddies won't notice. Hire more clowns. How about a marching band? Majorettes? Throw some fire around!
Adult elephants often go insane after years with the circus. Let's evolve from this state of savage indifference.
Click on the title "Circus Elephants" for Leslie Griffith's detailed article covering the current lawsuits against Ringling Brothers.