Russia started an investigation into the Kazan circus after two elephants, Jenny and Magda, started fighting during a show. The elephants landed in an area where there were visitors.
We’re talking to Tim Phillips, vice-president of the animal welfare organization Animal Defenders International, about Jenny and Magda, the abuse animals suffer in circuses and why more and more countries are moving towards a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses.
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