Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus
There has been growing concern about how the animals are treated.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have contested a citation after a May accident that severely injured multiple performers.
Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000.
Seven of the eight hair-hanging circus acrobats who fell to the ground during a stunt in Providence last month have hired a law firm to represent them.
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The owners of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus thanked the people of Providence for their support after eight acrobats were injured in a performance there last Sunday.
The medical professionals treating the acrobats who fell during a circus performance in Rhode Island say time will tell whether three of the women will walk again.
Investigators are focusing on a failed clamp in a weekend accident at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus in Providence.
Nine people were hurt in a frightening accident during a circus performance Sunday in Providence.