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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 injured during a Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday when a …

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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 35 feet in the air when a platform collapsed, causing them to fall to the ground. According to WPRI, the …

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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 a drive-by shooting that occurred in April last year when Carol was on a tour with “The Greatest Show on …

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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 of the Moolah Shrine event at the Family Arena in St. Charles, though no one was on top of any …

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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 were no children on the elephants at the time. Loud noises from the circus audience may have spooked the animals, …

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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? [timeout] Tram de Bordeaux, ligne B ce matin. Un lama dans le tramway. pic.twitter.com/u4PkIe1rbT — Xavier CAPPELAERE (@x_cappelaere) October 31, 2013 …

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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 and awe. Yet, how does an individual became renown for such activities as crossing the Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Grand …

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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 front of her. Jenna Krehbiel was enjoying a day with her family at the Isis Shrine Circus at the Bicentennial …

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