by CAPS exposing the cruelty of animal circuses has been narrated by Nicholas
Ball, famous for his hard man acting roles in East Enders and Footballers'
Wives. Nicholas showed he had a real heart when it comes to animal suffering
and was keen to help CAPS get the message out that people should not visit
circuses with animals.
the film CAPS went undercover and under the canvas of the Big Top to record
the confinement, restrictions and training of animals in UK circuses.
investigator working at a major UK circus filmed elephants chained for 11
hours a day, animals being put through their paces in the secretive training
ring and an elephant repeatedly jabbed with a metal stick to make her perform.
CAPS investigators documented the confinement of tigers in cages, transportation
of animals and the meaningless tricks they are forced to perform for a paying
the film http://www.captiveanimals.org/news/2010/circusvideo.html
and join us http://www.captiveanimals.org/join.htm today to end animal circuses.
is being launched to coincide with World Circus Day on 17 April. WCD is
an industry initiative to promote circus-related events. CAPS recognises
circuses as an important form of entertainment but rejects the use of animals
for ethical reasons http://www.captiveanimals.org/news/2008/ethics.html