As you probably know, a vegan lifestyle includes more than the rejection of animal products. As a vegan, one rather wishes to avoid all forms of animal exploitation. Belonging also to this way of life is to question many things that always seemed to be natural and harmless. Suddenly a lot of things become dubious. One example of this is the use of animals in circuses.
Naturally, one does not need to be vegan to understand that the circus is no place for a wild animal! The following video shows that captivity of wild animals for the circus is extremely painful and traumatizing for the animals: Read the rest of this entry