The Gasca Brothers’ Circus from Mexico operating in Colombia has had its operations come to a standstill due to coronavirus fears…

This has led the circus to broadcast a show via Facebook Live to reach viewers now confined to their homes. The first live show received over 12 million views, and over 400,000 shares.

The circus is one of the many around the world that has stopped using animals in any of its performances. Shows focus on human performers including clowns, jugglers, tightrope walkers and acrobats.

Watch the background to the initiative in the video above, and take a look at the circus act below. Although the commentary is not in English, the spectacular performances speak for themselves:

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