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* New York: The death has just been announced of conservationist MARK SHAND. He is the author of "Travels on my Elephant" and "Queen of the Elephants", and Chairman of Elephant Family – a wildlife foundation which aims to save the endangered Asian elephant from extinction in the wild.
 

 George Carden Elephants, Bo, Cindy & Jenny
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Posted: Sep 3 2011, 08:54 AM


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Circus dazzles Amarillo crowds

Children with faces painted like tigers and butterflies ate cotton candy and talked excitedly about riding the elephant while they waited for the George Carden Circus Spectacular to begin.

http://amarillo.com/news/local-news/2011-1...amarillo-crowds


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Posted: Nov 16 2011, 11:40 AM


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A couple of photos of the elephant rides in the gallery.

http://spotted.amarillo.com/galleries/index.php?id=463613


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Posted: Nov 18 2011, 05:36 PM


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Bo ...

Weighing in at almost six tons, Bo is one of the largest pachyderm performers in the world, and performs under the direction of trainer Larry Carden.

http://www.dailycomet.com/article/20111118...19549?p=2&tc=pg


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Posted: Dec 28 2011, 09:25 PM


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Does EVENKO promote animal cruelty or not?

As you can read, EVENKO failed to notice these various serious violations. They did not think of the welfare of the animals and they also overlooked the safety of the people. We could think that it was an honest mistake by EVENKO and there was no research done before signing contract with such entertainment company. I can only say that EVENKO may be a bit naïve and has no idea of what goes on with circuses that have performing animals. Their poster portrays an elephant and other animals as happy, but with the abuse they may receive, just the opposite must be true.

http://www.examiner.com/animal-advocacy-in...-cruelty-or-not


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Posted: Jan 5 2012, 03:18 PM


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Among the acts scheduled to perform are: tiger trainer Daniel Raffo; aerialists Andrea and Lluvia; Broadway Bo, billed as the world's largest performing elephant; comic performers The Christiani Family; Caroline Williams and the Liberty Horses; David Smith Jr., the human cannonball; and ringmaster Joseph Dominick Bauer.


http://www.lvrj.com/neon/circus-still-spec...68.html?ref=068


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Posted: Jan 6 2012, 02:26 PM


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Duchess, Patty and Carol, performing with Ringling at Germain Arena, Fort Myers FL:

Family farm ordinary, except for the elephants

Catherine Carden:
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"They’re big, they’re beautiful, and they perform so majestically,” she says. “You’re in awe of them.”


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Photos

Orange shopping carts sectioned off the El Rio Grande parking last Thursday, turning the space into an elephant-sized cafeteria for the afternoon. MEGA 107.5 blasted music from a tent outside the supermarket as super(sized) stars Bo, Cindy, and Jenny from the George Carden Circus chowed down on their favorite treats from the produce aisle: red apples, carrots, and bananas.

http://sidedish.dmagazine.com/2012/03/26/e...nt-lunch-recap/


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11 photos:

One North Texas supermarket has ... elephants?

Two-year-old Jack Nelson of Oak Cliff is an interested observer during the ÒLunch with the ElephantsÓ event at El Rio Grande Latin Market on W. Jefferson Blvd, celebrating the return of the Shrine Circus for shows in Garland ... and at Fair Park Coliseum ...

http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/pets/...804#ssTop508815


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Animal TORTURE & ABUSE are NOT a Family Bargain!

On April 6, 2012, the George Carden Circus Spectacular sets up its three rings of abuse at the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates. Circus Spectacular features elephants subjected to such terrible conditions and treatment that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited them on several occasions. The PETA fact sheet on George Carden Circus International

(http://www.mediapeta.com/peta/pdf/George-Carden-Circus-pdf.pdf)

reports cited abuse from the USDA starting in 1991 and as recently as last year. It is clear and common knowledge that animals traveling with circuses are abused to make them “perform” and live an unnatural life of mistreatment, neglect and confinement.


http://www.chicagostagereview.com/?p=24202


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MASON CITY — To see Bo up close brings a thought to mind.

Never has the word “big” seemed so inadequate.

Bo, one of the elephants performing at the Shrine Circus at the North Iowa Events Center, weighs 6 tons, is about 9 feet tall, has tusks as big as bowling pins and eats like, ah, well — an elephant.


Read more: http://globegazette.com/news/local/circus-...l#ixzz1ulWHBom2



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Thanks for posting, SL.
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Carden said the elephants also have a sense of when they’re having a day off, when there’s no bath, no music, no people milling around.

So the elephants don't get a daily bath?
How wrong is that?



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Shrine Circus coming to FF

The circus will, once again, feature the Carden family. George Carden is known for his elephants. One of his elephants, Bo, is known as the best performing male elephant in North America, said Norman.

http://www.fergusfallsjournal.com/2012/06/...o-ff-wednesday/


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Circus shines at CenturyLink Center

The George Cardin Circus International is the world’s largest traveling circus and boasts elephants, aerialists, a human cannonball, jumping motorcyclists, jugglers, tigers and even a pink poodle for the dog show. Cardin, a Shriner himself, puts on circuses for 30 of the 195 Shrine centers around the world.

http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/201...ext%7CFRONTPAGE


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Brief footage of elephants in the video ...


http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/201...ext%7CFRONTPAGE


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Many different acts in circus

A couple of photos of the Elephant Ride.


http://www.miamiok.com/news/article_7eef85...1a4bcf887a.html


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Circus, BACA team up

Organizers call the combination of a local organization and a circus the "perfect match" of two causes that support and encourage children.

http://www.miamiok.com/news/article_fa70ce...803b653df9.html


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George Carden Super Circus Spectacular

Video ...

http://www.fourstateshomepage.com/story/ge...QokGav5WblxrWZg


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Circus, BACA team up to end child abuse

Bikers and elephants may not seem like a pairing, but for the George Carden International Circus and the East Route 66 Oklahoma chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse it was a "perfect pairing."

http://grandlakenews.com/business/article_...da18e6e65f.html


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Thanks, SL.
Another "perfect pairing" Ms Hutson - animal circus abuse and child abuse?


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Under the Big Top BACA Circus brings awareness to child abuse

Beyond the tigers, elephants and aerial performers, BACA’s motive is to promote child abuse awareness by protecting children who have been abused.

http://www.claremoreprogress.com/commnews0...h.KF2N0vyA.dpuf


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QUOTE (Space4Eles @ Nov 30 2013, 06:41 AM)
Under the Big Top BACA Circus brings awareness to child abuse

Beyond the tigers, elephants and aerial performers, BACA’s motive is to promote child abuse awareness by protecting children who have been abused.

http://www.claremoreprogress.com/commnews0...h.KF2N0vyA.dpuf

East Route 66 Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse president and officers email addresses. baca_perryboy@yahoo.com baca_paw@yahoo.com bacadawg@yahoo.com
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Thanks for your input, Ellie.


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Animal acts a big draw for Davis County Fair

FARMINGTON -- At the rate Davis County fair organizers are booking large animals acts, they may soon have to add a ringmaster to what is starting to resemble a three-ring circus.

http://www.standard.net/stories/2014/03/10...vis-county-fair


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