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Circus Accident Injures Performers

When you visit a circus, you expect to have a good time and see a few tricks and performances that will surprise and impress you. The last thing you expect to witness is a horrible accident. Several circus performers were …

Circus Accident Leaves Nine Performers Injured

Nine performers were injured in a horrifying circus accident at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday. The accident happened during the show’s hair-hanging act; several acrobats were suspended up to …

Shot Elephant Returns: “Carol” Will Perform With Ringling Brothers And Barnum & Bailey Circus

Carol, the circus elephant who was shot last year, returns to the ring in Tupelo, Miss. where the incident occurred. She will be performing with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The 40-year-old elephant was the victim of …

Elephants Run Rampant in St. Louis

During a Shriners Circus show Saturday at a multipurpose arena near St. Louis, Missouri, three elephants were spooked by a loud noise, and took off into the parking lot. The three female pachyderms escaped their handlers during the “ride-an-elephant” segment …

Elephants Escape Circus And Damage Parked Vehicles In Missouri

Three female elephants escaped from the Moolah Shrine Circus in St. Charles’ Family Arena on Saturday and damaged several vehicles as they traipsed along the parking lot. The elephants escaped from the children’s ride section of the circus; fortunately, there …

Circus Llama Stolen and Taken for a Tram Ride

Yes, this is real life. A group of drunk teens in France DID in fact abduct a llama from the circus, posting numerous photos across Twitter (and other social media), and take that llama for a tram ride. See? The …

Wallenda Family, Generations of Daredevils

Heights, who needs them? Fortunately, for the daredevil superstar Wallenda family, they need heights, and aren’t frightened away from them. The recent feat of Nik Wallenda crossing over his sister, Lijana Wallenda, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway generated much attention …

Tiger In Bathroom Surprises Circus-Goer

A woman in Salina, Kansas got the shock of her life when she left the festivities at the circus she was attending to use the restroom: when she opened the door, she found a tiger standing a couple feet in …