Letter: Resident opposes traveling circus for animal cruelty

Dear Editor,

I was disappointed to learn that the C&M circus will be in Green River on July 1. Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, operated by Eugene “Trey” Key III and Key Equipment Inc, was cited by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for failure to provide shelter to animals from the elements, proper veterinary care, nutrition, and handling. In addition, USDA had confiscated an underweight tiger cub from the circus. And its license was suspended for six months by an administrative law judge. The link to all the violations is listed at the bottom of the article. Despite its pas...

 

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