Mexico to ban wild animals at circuses

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In Mexico, a law banning the use of wild animals in circuses goes into effect in July. The law came about after issues were raised about animal cruelty. The change is putting pressure on traditional Mexican circus acts. They’ve long relied on tigers, lions and bears to entertain. CCTV America’s Franc Contreras reported from Chimalhuacan, Mexico.

Mexico to ban wild animals at circuses

Mexico to ban wild animals at circuses

In Mexico, a law banning the use of wild animals in circuses goes into effect in July. The law came about after issues were raised about animal cruelty. The change is putting pressure on traditional Mexican circus acts. They've long relied on tigers, lions and bears to entertain. CCTV America's Franc Contreras reported from Chimalhuacan, Mexico.