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Ringling bros. elephants
2015-03-06 11:24:04

Elephants have long been an iconic part of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, but bittersweetly, after 145 years, the pachyderms are being retired from The Greatest Show on Earth by 2018.

2015-03-05 08:27:33

Ringling Bros. Herd of Asian Elephants Will Be Moved to the Ringling Bros.

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2004-12-05 00:05:00

Elephants in zoos are living as long as those in the wild, but their population in captivity is dwindling because it is so difficult to breed them, according to studies released Friday.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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