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Taiwan activists call for greater respect for AR

Animal rights activists yesterday called on the government to ensure that venues that host circus-type animal performances or are suspected of engaging in animal cruelty cannot be certified as adequate sites for environmental education.

Showing a video clip of children clapping while watching pigs jump through hoops on fire, gaudily clad monkeys juggling, riding bicycles, standing on their heads and tightrope walking, the activists said such animal shows were performed in amusement parks across the nation.

full story: taiwan/archives/2011/07/07/2003507620

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