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Stop Circus Suffering: Estonia

Posted: 20 June 2013. Updated: 25 November 2013

Government hold roundtable meeting on animal circuses

On 4 September 2013, the Ministry of Agriculture held a roundtable meeting on the use of animals in circuses, attended by our friends at the Estonian Society for the Protection of Animals (ESPA). Read more...

The story of Medi the elephant

Medi is an elephant who performed with a circus in Estonia until her tragic death in June 2013. This is her story.

Horrific video of circus elephant’s death in Estonia

ADI is saddened and disturbed by video of the death of an elephant called Medi in a river in Estonia in June 2013. She had reportedly died of heart failure whilst bathing in a lake in Narva after a circus performance. Read more...

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