Animal rights groups fury as Buba the elephant is sold to Hungarian circus

Animal rights organisations are accusing former agriculture minister Carola Schouten¬† MPs of flouting the Dutch ban on the trade of wild animals for circuses by sanctioning the sale of an elephant to Hungary. The dispute centres on Buba, the last circus elephant in the Netherlands, which was owned by the Freiwald circus family and went into retirement by the 2015 ban on performing wild animals. In 2020, MPs voted to allow the 45-year-old elephant to remain with the circus family … Continue reading Animal rights groups fury as Buba the elephant is sold to Hungarian circus