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Clowns And Other Circus Performers Protest In Response To Circus Animal Ban
The city was the latest of several locations in Mexico to put a ban on circus acts with animals. The ban does not include acts with dolphins, bullfighting or traditional Mexican rodeos. 
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Clowns and other circus performers carry signs that read in Spanish "All of Mexico wants a circus with animals," and "Yes to a circus with animals," as they protest a new city ban on animals in circuses, in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. 

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A circus performer does flips on a trampoline during a protest against a city law banning the use of animals in circuses in Mexico City's Zocalo, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Acrobats, clowns and other circus employees are protesting Mexico City's new ban.

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Circus performers march to protest a new city ban on animals in circuses in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Circus performers say the law will leave both animals and humans unemployed. 

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Circus performers protest a new city ban on animals in circuses in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Animals will no longer be allowed for exhibition, under the penalty of fines. 

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Circus performers march to protest a new city ban on animals in circuses in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Supporters of the measure say the relentless training, constant movement in enclosed vehicles and frequent performances hurt the animals. 

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Clowns And Other Circus Performers Protest In Response To Circus Animal Ban

The city was the latest of several locations in Mexico to put a ban on circus acts with animals. The ban does not include acts with dolphins, bullfighting or traditional Mexican rodeos. 

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