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  • 20.10.2017

    Elephants officially banned from circuses in New York

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      ALBANY — The circus is over for elephants in New York State.

      Gov. Cuomo on Thursday signed into law the Elephant Protection Act, which prohibits the use of elephants in entertainment acts, including circuses, carnivals, parades and trade shows.

      "The use of elephants in these types of settings is dangerous to their health and potentially abusive," Cuomo said. "The Elephant Protection Act furthers this administration's efforts to fight animal cruelty, and create a stronger, more humane New York."

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