Kelly Miller Circus Protest Marseilles IL
Time: Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join local animal rights activists to protest the Kelly Miller Circus in Marseilles, IL September 28 2017 to warn audiences of the behind-the-scenes suffering of animals in traveling circuses.
What: Kelly Miller Circus Protests
When: Wed, Sept. 28, from 3:30 to 5:00pm and from 6:00 to 7:30
Where: 10 Acre Park, 900 commercial st Marseilles IL
Please only select “going” if you are actually going
Signs and leaflets will be provided but please feel free to bring homemade signs as well. All you need to do is RSVP and join us!
Studies of the use of wild animals in traveling circuses show that circuses cannot meet the physical or behavioral needs of wild animals. Animals are confined in small spaces, deprived of physical and social needs, spending excessive amounts of time shut in trailers and train cars. These animals are often seen behaving abnormally; rocking, swaying and pacing, all indicating that they are in distress and not coping with their environment. ADI’s video evidence has shown how these animals are forced to perform tricks through physical violence, fear and intimidation.
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