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Following complaints in Australia in September 2010, the Moscow circus which was performing there announced the cancellation of an act in which a performer swallowed a live fish then regurgitated it.
According to animal rights activists, the act, which was called "the fountain" was described as "educational".
A spokesman for the circus said that live fish would not be used in the act in future.