Little tamer and his big cat
The three-year boy is a member of the youngest generation of Australian circus tamers and lions and tigers. His best friend - African lion cub named Tsimbi that once released into the arena of the country's largest circus.
"Stardust" - is the largest Australian circus, where the use of animals is under constant surveillance.
This circus is traveling across the country - from tiny villages to the coastal resorts. Circus carry a lot of animals, including lions, monkeys, horses and ponies. Circus representatives insist that they use only the most humane methods for the training of animals.
"We train their animals by the" stick ", and they are members of our big family," - said the circus site. As can be seen in these photographs, to the young animals are also like children.
Tsimbi breakfast and playing with their young trainers. They trained together, and at the end of a long day's work and relax together. But how long this existence will continue is unknown, t. To. In Australia, every day growing objections to the circus.
For example, recently 30 activists advocating for animal rights have come to the circus in Dingley Village, Victoria. And the total number of such groups is increasing every day. Rules regarding circuses vary from state to state, most of these owners should be allowed to have pets.
However, at a forum on animal rights club in Australia says that the circus "Stardust" to all the animals are very well.
All the animals are fed and watered, and their cages are always cleaned and quite spacious.
But little Braxton is not yet worried. All he wants - is to follow the footsteps of their parents. "When I grow up, I think I'm going to train goats, like my dad," - he says. Although his dad to train most of the animals in the circus, "Stardust." And his mother speaks with a pony, and a trapeze.