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Gerry Cottle dead: Circus legend who ran away at 15 is killed by coronavirus
Gerry Cottle, who died in hospital in Bath this week aged 75 after contracting coronavirus, became one of Britain’s best known kings of the Big Top. From virtually nothing he went on to run a string of circuses all over the...
2021-01-14   Bath, United Kingdom Category: circus

The Circus Was Born in Putnam County
The Putnam County Historian’s Office, in partnership with Southeast Museum, recently created a virtual exhibit called Historic Putnam County & the Birth of the American Circus from the early days of Old Bet, an elephant ren...
2020-10-10   New York, United States Category: circus

Uncommon Attractions: The Great and Only Barnum
The saddest animal story in the book is that of Jumbo, the giant elephant Barnum purchased from a London zoo (to the outrage of the British public) and displayed at his circus, making millions. Even after Jumbo was killed in ...
2009-12-05   Bridgeport, United States Category: book

Peter Beard, Uncensored: A Rollicking Interview with the Photography King
This year the Pirelli Calendar has 52 pages of what you might call the elephant metaphor. The entire ecology of the elephant is more similar to us [and our fate] than any other animal – adapting to the damage we both cause ...
2008-07-17   Toronto, Canada Category: people

Circus World Museum reopens to applause
The audience clapped and cheered Sunday as circus performers swung high above the ring or juggled large barrels with their feet in Circus World Museum's first day open after flooding threatened the museum grounds. With a few...
2008-06-16   Baraboo, United States Category: circus

Jumbo: The Greatest Elephant in the World, by Paul Chambers. The eventful life of Jumbo, the elephant whose fame was more than a match for his size
Anyone associated with Tufts University is well aware of the tale. The humble contents of an old Peter Pan Crunchy Peanut Butter jar that sits in the office of the university's athletic director represents the remains of one ...
2008-03-02   Boston, United States Category: book

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