TITLE

Support for ban on wild animals in travelling circuses

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/10/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 15, p445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that 94% of respondents of Great Britain's Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) consultation support the complete ban on the use of wild animals in traveling circuses. The consultation outlined three options, a complete ban, voluntary self regulation, and compulsory statutory regulation. Animal welfare minister Jim Fitzpatrick states that he agrees on the consultation, and minded to pursue a ban on the use of the said animals in circuses.
ACCESSION #
49252051

 

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