33 lions, 24 from circuses in Peru and nine from Colombia, rescued by Animal Defenders International are heading back to their homeland after both countries banned the use of wild animals in circuses. Their destination the natural African bush at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, South Africa.
A new ADI investigation has revealed that life is just as miserable for the animals at Peter Jolly’s Circus when the circus is not touring. Our investigation shows appalling overcrowding, ponies tangled in short tethers, fighting between animals, a worker spitting at and tormenting a camel, and government regulations ignored.
Banned from The Netherlands, the controversial Circus Belly Wien had set up in Ireland but less than two months into its 9-month tour it has packed up and left following roars of disapproval from the public!
Rescued by ADI from a Peruvian circus last year, Hoover was relocated to his forever home at Big Cat Rescue, Florida in time for his twelfth birthday.
ADI calls out TV comedy ‘Plebs’ for its use of a circus lion in season 3. Please join us in calling on programme makers Rise Films and ITV2 to distance themselves from the use, and suffering, of performing animals.
ADI now has all the permits in place to fly the 33 lions ADI has rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia home to a new life in a safe sanctuary in South Africa – Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary.
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ADI is in the final stages of the arrangements to move the 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia home to Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa. THE 33 RESCUED LIONS ARE GOING HOME! TAKE OFF IS APRIL 29TH. ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA APRIL 30TH.
ADI’s massive rescue mission in Latin America has saved over 100 animals – now you can help these lions, who have suffered so much, to their forever home in their native land.
Having secured and helped enforce an animal circus ban in Bolivia, saving all of the animals, ADI return to Latin America to assist the authorities in Peru and Colombia. Over 100 animals have been rescued during Operation Spirit of Freedom with 33 lions heading home to Africa.
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