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Ringling Bros.’ Elephants To Be Out Of Work After 2018

In response to increasing public concerns about the treatment of performing animals, the parent company of the world-famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has announced that it will cease using elephants in its shows by 2018. [More]

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If you mourned the closing of Mother’s Cookies last October, new owner Kellogg has announced that the cookies are back on store shelves starting today.

Mother's Cookies Goes Out Of Business, Kills Off Circus Animals

Mother's Cookies Goes Out Of Business, Kills Off Circus Animals

If you’re a fan of those pink and white frosted Circus Animal cookies from Mother’s, either stock up or start priming your nostalgia, because this week the company closed its doors abruptly. They’ve cited the expected reasons—the rising cost of raw materials, and an inability to borrow in the frozen credit market.