APNewsBreak: Ringling circus elephants to retire in May

In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 photo, a young Asian elephant named April belonging to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, plays with tires in her enclosure outside the American Airlines Arena in Miami. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May. The circus's parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that all of the iconic elephants will be permanently retired to the company's 200-acre Center for Elephant Conservation in central Florida. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May.


January 11, 2016 3:36 pm

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