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<div class="quote-block">WILD animals will be banned from Britains circuses under new Government plans, the Sunday Express can reveal.<br><br>
Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has been persuaded that forcing elephants, tigers, lions, camels and other exotic creatures to perform tricks for audiences is wrong in modern Britain.<br><br>
She is also said to believe that making them travel thousands of miles every year in cramped lorry trailers known as beast *wagons is harmful to their welfare.</div>
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What good news.<br><br>
I was always so supprised that in a country with relativly strict welfare laws, we allowed non-domestic animals to be kept and used in a circuses. Hopefully the government follows through with this.
 

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That is good news. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":up:"> I'd like to see the same kind of ban enacted here in the US.
 

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Yay! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D">
 

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Wow, one more reason that I want to go to the UK someday!
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":up:">
 

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That's amazing! I hope it spreads EVERYWHERE.
 

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Fantastic news. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Yay! I can't wait for the US and elsewhere to come to their senses.
 

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Cool stuff! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Good one UK! <img alt="" src="http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/059/9/f/thumbs_up_by_scorpion81-d3am0iy.gif" style="border:0px solid;">
 

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EEEEEEKKK!!! I'm sorry but this is just so wonderful! Yet Another reason to want to move to the UK when I grow up!
 
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