Big News in the Big Top: Ringling Bros. Is Shutting Down!

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals

In a history-making and headline-grabbing announcement, Ringling Bros. has told the world that it’s closing down (officially this May) after more than 140 years in business. Why? Reasons cited by the Big Top giant include dropping attendance over the years as well the public’s changing view on the use — and abuse — of animals in entertainment.   Indeed, this …