A performer rides an elephant with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show in front of the Capitol in Washington in 2013. The circus plans to phase out the show's elephants from its performances by 2018.
A performer rides an elephant with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show in front of the Capitol in Washington in 2013. The circus plans to phase out the show's elephants from its performances by 2018. Alex Brandon 2013 AP FILE PHOTO
A performer rides an elephant with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show in front of the Capitol in Washington in 2013. The circus plans to phase out the show's elephants from its performances by 2018. Alex Brandon 2013 AP FILE PHOTO

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts

March 05, 2015 08:45 AM

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