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The veterinarians mentioned a number of reasons why circuses should not be allowed to employ animals in their appeal: Elephants are chained, horses and camels are nearly always kept in one spot, dogs are imprisoned, and animals are physically mistreated in circuses to perform unnatural stunts that wreck havoc on their bodies and minds, they pointed out.

"Whether it's a lack of room and exercise, or a lack of social interaction, all of these elements add up to a lower quality of life than in the wild. All animals employed by Indian circuses have a low quality of life, as the findings of the Animal Welfare Board of India inspections and other monitoring of Indian circuses have proven "According to the plea.

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