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Why is Ringling Bros. retiring its circus elephants early?

The largest circus in the United States announced that it will retire all of its performing elephants. How has the animal rights movement changed public perception of large performing animals?

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Beyond baby pandas – What zoos do for conservation

Captive breeding programs increase the population size and genetic diversity of endangered species such as the giant panda, but zoo conservation efforts extend much further than that.