An elephant in a Shrine Circus in Pennsylvania killed his trainer. Elephants in circuses suffer from brutal training and treatment, are forced to spend hundreds of hours in small traveling containers, and are deprived of everything instinctual to their nature.
Here is info and graphic videos of how elephants suffer in circuses: http://www.circuses.com/
Here is info on the Shriner’s mission: http://www.alepposhriners.com/shrinersmission.html
Please voice your outrage over keeping elephants in circuses.
Irem Shrine, P. O. Box 307, Dallas, PA 18612.
Shriners International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email Shrine Circus: email@example.com
Write your local Congressperson and ask them to support legislation that would abolish elephants in traveling shows.