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There Was Once An Elephant Condemned to Execution by Hanging

“Murderous” Mary was a 5 ton Asian Elephant in the Sparks World Famous Shows Circus. Her downfall began with the hiring of an assistant elephant trainer who had no experience working with elephants and possibly no professional experience even working with animals.  This worker was Red Eldridge, who before getting the gig generally was a drifter and most immediately before […]

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