Did animal “rights” activists free Mevy from her circus cage?

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One-and-a-half-year-old, 440 pound tigress, Mevy, escaped from her Cirque Bormann-Moreno circus cage in Paris on Sunday. Upon discovering this and after the tiger wandered through city streets, Mevy’s owner, Eric Bormann, located the tiger in an alley near the Eiffel Tower and shot her dead.

Soon after the shooting, the animal rights group Bridgette Bardot Foundation naturally expressed outraged. They used the occasion to call for banning the use of live animals in circuses.

Eric Bormann explained that a tranquiler gun was not used since the drugs would have taken too much time to take effect. What is of note isn’t just the outrage expressed by animal rights activists over the shooting, nor the killing of Mevy herself after she left her cage, but that Bormann suspects foul play in terms of how the tiger got out.

The tiger trainer says that Mevy’s cage was secured with a…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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