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Using animals as circus entertainment is 'wrong'

I think that animals should be removed from the circus.

The first reason is that they make those poor animals suffer. As they beat them and yell at them, how do you think the animals feel? They make them do horrible tricks and when they’re trying their hardest they are beating them. Also, when people are stomping all over them, they probably get tired and they do it day after day. It’s just so wrong.

Some of the animals even die. They get held up in a hot little box and get left there to suffer. They drag them everywhere. The animals get locked up in cages that are smaller than they are. Just think how you would feel if you were them. They say they’re fine, but they don’t know how the animals feel.

I found out that three out of 10 circus animals die because of their trainer. There’s just no sense in it.

It may be entertaining, but it’s harsh. No matter where they go, it’s always going to hurt the animals. They get hit and yelled at constantly. It’s just wrong, and in my opinion, either they should treat the animals better or put them in a better place away from the trainers.

Danielle Moore

Federal Way

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