Circus boss and his wife are charged with animal cruelty after secret footage revealed elephant being beaten

The former owners of Britain’s last circus elephant are to be prosecuted for animal cruelty, it emerged yesterday.

Moira and Bobby Roberts are charged with causing Anne suffering by chaining her to the floor, failing to prevent her groom from beating her and failing to ensure her needs were met.

Footage apparently showed her being hit with a pitchfork.

Read more in the Daily Mail

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