Visit Alliance for Animals’ Take Action for the Elephants page to read the most common questions about the use of elephants in circuses and what a ban would mean to Dane County.
Sampling of questions about elephants and circuses.
Are elephant acts educational?
Are the training methods humane?
Do federal or state laws protect elephants in circuses and ensure their humane care?
Are local officials able to ensure that the elephants are healthy and humanely treated?
Do elephants in entertainment pose a risk to the public?
Have other communities banned the use of elephants in circuses?