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Catalonia bans use of wild animals in circuses


On Wednesday 22nd July, the Catalan parliament voted in favor of a legislation aiming to ban the use of wild animals in circuses and similar performance.

This is a good news as wild animals are often kept in very poor conditions in circuses.

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Around the World, a lot of countries have already prohibited the keeping of wild animals in circuses, including 7 EU Countries.


To raise the issue, FOUR PAWS organised in 2013 a conference "Wild animals in captivity" in collaboration with the Born Free Foundation (see:


Follow also our new hashtag #FOURPAWSgowild

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