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Breaking news. . . 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Circus Elephants In Peril

 
Wednesday night, November 4, 2009, 29-year-old African elephant, Kamba, escaped from the Family Fun Circus in Enid, Oklahoma and was struck by an SUV traveling on U.S. 81 about 80 miles north of Oklahoma City. SEE STORY HERE 
 
Kamba and her companion, African elephant Congo, are usually trained and exhibited by Doug Terranova, a circus trainer with a long history of complaints and violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

 
Last year, both elephants were spooked during a tornado in Kansas, escaping their enclosure at the fairgrounds, and rampaged through resident's backyards until local firefighters and a veterinarian blocked their path and tranquilized them.
 
PAWS has tracked these two elephants, who appear and disappear all across the Midwest and into California, for the past 10 years. They are frightened victims of the circus industry who are at the mercy of animal handlers who are constantly in violation of the AWA.
 
Please contact the USDA and demand that both elephants be removed from the custody of Doug Terranova and placed in a safe environment.
 
Tom Vilsack
Secretary of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave. S.W.
Washington, DC 20250
202-720-3631
Fax 202-720-2166
 
APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea
Phone: 202-720-3861
Email: Kevin.A.Shea@usda.gov 
 
Join our
campaign to free elephants like Kamba and Congo from the circus
 
ELEPHANTS DO NOT BELONG IN CIRCUSES!
 
Pat Derby
President