Photo: Rescued elephants, Amira and Sizi, meeting each other for the first time before their releaseinto Panda Masuie Forest Reserve ((C) IFAW)

France to ban use of wild animals in circuses

The transition will take several years and existing animal shows will receive government support to switch to a new model, Environment Minister Barbara Pompili told a news conference.  She said the measures would affect about 80 circuses, which have some 230 animals, including big cats, elephants, hippos, wolves and others.

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