Escaped Circus Elephant Stomps Man to Death

Escaped Circus Elephant Stomps Man to Death

On Saturday, a 65-year-old man was stomped to death by a circus elephant which either escaped from its quarters due to an unsecured gate or by intentional means. The German man was walking in the woods for his regular morning stroll near Buchen when he was viciously attacked by the African elephant. The 34-year-old elephant […]

Elephants Are Much Like Humans

Elephants Are Much Like Humans

Elephants are much like humans.  They are known for their enormous size, their big ears, their long trunks and their memory.  Dolphins, apes and humans (not necessarily in that order) are known to be among some of the smartest animals.  Elephants can be added to that list. Elephants are exceedingly intelligent, have incredible memory, and […]

Ringling Bros. Circus to Phase Out Elephant Act

Ringling Bros. Circus to Phase Out Elephant Act

Ringling Bros. circus announced on Thursday, March 5 that it will gradually phase out its iconic elephant act from its shows. Eventually, the long-term plan is that all the elephants will be retired by 2018. It is a major turn of events for the big top grand champion whose symbol has long been synonymous with […]

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