Mostly Cloudy
85°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast
Best of the Fox Results

Circus elephant abuse

Published: Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

To the Editor:

Thank you, DeAnna Chadwick, for your letter to the editor highlighting the abuse of elephants in the circus industry (Nov. 10). The abuse these animals, and all circus animals, suffer is a crime, and I do not understand why this is tolerated, and glorified, in this country.

Google circus cruelty to animals for more information or read “Water for Elephants” for more understanding. I encourage everyone to research this subject before attending circus performances of any kind.

Betty Andrysiak

Crystal Lake

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Reader Poll

Who are you voting for in the McHenry County Chairman race?
Jack Franks
Michael Walkup
Undecided