Nevada County Fair board refuses to cancel elephant rides

The Union

 

Nearly 40 people spoke at a hearing Thursday that stretched for almost two hours on whether the Nevada County Fair should allow elephant rides at the fairgrounds. But in the end, less than a minute of silence ended with none of the fair board members making a motion to cancel the contract with Have Trunk Will Travel, which is providing two elephants for local children to ride at this year’s fair Aug. 7-11. The meeting immediately erupted with cries of disbelief, and many in attendance came forward to vocalize their displeasure. “I told them I was disgusted,” said Kathy Wronski …

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