MEXICO CITY, Aug. 12, 2014 - Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2014 shows a tiger jumps through a fire ring during a circus show in Mexico City, capital of Mexico. Mexico City, the capital of Mexico issued a ban that prohibits circuses from using animals in their performances on July 15, 2014. The owners of circuses in the capital are provided with a term of one year to adapt their shows to the new provisions. In response, a group of circus performers choose to protest against the ban by performing on the street without the presence of animals. Circus owners argue that there is no maltreatment, and the animals that belong to their shows were born within the same circuses. They are well fed and are invested in their maintenance and care. (Xin

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MEXICO CITY, Aug. 12, 2014 - Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2014 shows a tiger jumps through a fire ring during a circus show in Mexico City, capital of Mexico. Mexico City, the capital of Mexico issued a ban that prohibits circuses from using animals in their performances on July 15, 2014. The owners of circuses in the capital are provided with a term of one year to adapt their shows to the new provisions. In response, a group of circus performers choose to protest against the ban by performing on the street without the presence of animals. Circus owners argue that there is no maltreatment, and the animals that belong to their shows were born within the same circuses. They are well fed and are invested in their maintenance and care. (Xin

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