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A step in the right direction for circus elephants in India….

The thought of any animal being used for our entertainment, to sell products, to perform tricks for money is extremely depressing to me. I love shows like Cirque du Soleil teeming with willing humans who’ve honed their incredible acrobatic, comedic, dance and music skills to amaze us. In my opinion, with such mind boggling feats available there is no call for animals in entertainment-ever. This latest piece of news that came to me offers a glimmer of hope…a small shift in our thinking about animals as objects for our amusement or monetary gain?
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