• Eureka circus performance prompts protest at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds

    10 monthes ago - By Topix

    Before the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus began its performance in Eureka on Friday evening, a group of protestors stood outside the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds to call for a boycott of circuses that use animal performers. Within the last decade, the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus has been cited multiple times by the U.S. Department of Agriculture including poor handling of its animals, failing to provide enough food to animals and failing to develop a plan for veterinary care after two tiger cubs died and a group of elephants temporarily escaped.
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