P-04-653 Ban the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

Petition wording:

We, the undersigned:

- Believe the complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment;

- Note that wild animals continue to face the prospect of life in an unsuitable circus environment in Wales; 

- Urge the Welsh Government to ensure an outright ban on the use of wild animals in circuses is introduced in Wales as soon as possible.

Additional Information

Further information on RSPCA Cymru's work to put an end to the use of wild animals in circuses in Wales, can be found at: http://politicalanimal.wales/wild-animals-circuses-wales/   

Petition raised by: RSPCA Cymru

Date petition first considered by Committee: 20 October 2015

Number of signatures: 517 signatures on the Assembly’s website between 15 May and 09 October 2015.  An additional 7,268 signatures were gathered via the RSPCA Cymru website and offline by RSPCA volunteers