ADI reveals return of big cat act to English circus
Animal Defenders International has today revealed that big cats are performing in an English circus once more. A new lion and tiger act presented by Thomas Chipperfield has joined Jolly’s Circus, one of two remaining English circuses to perform with wild animals.
ADI condemns Jolly’s Circus for tethering animal without food and water during heatwave
ADI has today condemned Jolly’s Circus – one of only two circuses still to perform in Britain with wild animals – after reports that it tethered a mule, without food and water during the recent scorching weather.
ADI challenges Defra secrecy over its circus inspection reports – GBC report made public
Following the Government’s insistence last year that they favoured an inspection and licensing regime for wild animals in travelling circuses, ADI’s request to Defra for access to their inspection reports for travelling circuses is refused.