Circuses that offer shows at Germany may not have future numbers by elephants, bears, Tigers or lions, in a measure based on the protection of animals, as media in Berlin reported.
The prohibition was officially requested to Parliament by the heads of provincial governments, competent for the circus shows in the country. It goes without saying that the provision will have parliamentary approval.
The measure does not affect domestic animals, like dogs, chickens or rabbits, but considered "savages", that they "need attention", "food and special care that travelling circuses cannot offer", According to the motion submitted officially in Berlin by the executives of provincial governments.
"Joy and fun of the audience that attends a circus performance not can be purchased with the suffering of the animals", notes the initiative.
It is estimated that in Germany Act between 200 and 250 circuses.