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By: Paul Leighton
From: Salem News

Elephants, camels banned from Topsfield Fair

TOPSFIELD — Elephants, camels and other "wild or exotic animals" will no longer be allowed at the Topsfield Fair after residents voted Tuesday night to ban their use in town for public entertainment purposes.

A majority of the approximately 600 residents who attended Town Meeting voted for the ban to "prevent the cruel and inhumane treatment" of the animals and "preserve and protect the general safety, welfare, and health of the public," as the measure read.

Read more: https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/elephants-camels-banned-from-topsfield-fair/article_d6d747dd-3b35-519b-aad4-8c23626684d0.html?fbclid=IwAR1SOB0Y1SgeFqjQT9X_layi6Do_iVCjhV08eWYIEozZIViLhJFIVxFh8aQ

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