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September 30, 2013 at 11:21 AM

The treatment of circus animals

Ringling Bros. animals are thriving In their recent letter to the editor, Nancy and David Spilberg have their “facts” about Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey animal care all wrong. [“Northwest Voices: Here comes the circus,”, Sept. 23.] The claims they make are a direct affront to the men and women with Ringling Bros. who…


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September 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Here comes the circus

Don’t promote animal cruelty Here we go again. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey circus is coming to ShoWare Arena in Kent and the Comcast Arena at Everett in October. Has no one read about the abuse that goes on in the circus toward wild animals, forcing them to perform? This abuse is a widely-known fact and…


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