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2009-03-01 13:28:27

The magic act Siegfried & Roy made a brief farewell appearance on a Las Vegas stage this weekend with Montecore, the white tiger that almost killed Roy Horn. The Las Vegas Sun reported Sunday that Horn and Siegfried Fischbacher reunited Saturday for a one-time-only show on behalf of the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute. The two illusionists, who retired in October 2003 after Horn was attacked by Montecore, performed in front of nearly 1,000 people at the Keep Memory Alive fundraiser. The event...

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2009-02-09 20:55:53

Iconic Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried & Roy have agreed to allow ABC to interview them and tape their farewell performance for a special edition of 20/20. Elizabeth Vargas is to anchor the one-hour ABC News program, Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Returns, which is scheduled to air March 6 on the network. A one-night, one-time illusion, for one cause.

2008-12-07 10:35:20

Illusionist Roy Horn said he was determined not to disappoint Las Vegas stargazers by skipping this year's Great Santa Run. The Roy half of the legendary Siegfried and Roy rode walked 2 miles in the procession through downtown Vegas Saturday, despite doctor's advise that he stay home and recover from a recent bout of the flu, the Las Vegas Sun reported Sunday. Back on two feet, Horn had been restricted to a wheelchair after nearly being killed at the Mirage in 2003 by one of the famed white...


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.