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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Monty the camel rescued from a life in the circus


Monty the 7 year-old camel (pic: JK Press, SM)

by Susie Boniface, Sunday Mirror

22/05/2011
MONTY the ­camel is ­following in the footsteps of former ­“colleague” Anne the ­elephant after Bobby Roberts released him from his ­travelling circus.
Monty, seven, is now ­enjoying acres of open ­pasture at ­Yorkshire Wildlife Park and has met other camels for the first time. Spokesman John ­Minion said: “He was a bit shocked by the other ­animals at first, but he’s feeding well.”
Monty had spent his life with the Bobby Roberts ­Super Circus. Matt Forde of Specialist Wildlife ­Services, who helped re-home Monty, said: “He’s in good condition and has been loved.”Anne, Britain’s last circus elephant, was retired last month after a public outcry.Read more: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/05/22/monty-the-camel-rescued-from-a-life-in-the-circus-115875-23147215/#ixzz1N531dAr9


EDITOR'S NOTE

The only reason I keep showing these type articles is

to remind us of just how silly and just plain stupid some of

these claims by "do gooders" can get.

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