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Great British Circus

ADI’s undercover investigation into the Great British Circus revealed the cruel reality of the UK Government’s failure to end the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.

The footage, taken behind the scenes during the circus’s 2009 tour, exposed a staggering level of casual violence and poor living conditions.

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Great British Circus animals performing in unnatural environments

Great British Circus elephants performing unnatural acts

Great British Circus elephants in performance


A still from ADI undercover footage showing the elephants’ suffering

Sonja, Delhi and Vana Mana, imported this year by the Great British Circus. They spend most of their time in this tent

a still from the ADI undercover footage showing the elephants’ suffering


a still from the undercover footage, showing the elephants being hit with a broom

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