Today is Earth Day, the annual event surrounding issues of environmental protection first founded in 1970.
Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, “a massive 12-foot African elephant,” to America in 1882 to star in the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Whenever the circus came to town, parades of pachyderms heralded its arrival, drawing patriotic crowds that boostedContinue reading “Ringling Bros. to Retire Elephants”
The animal kingdom is full of surprises, and from time to time, strong bonds form between species. With this in mind, we looked through our photo archive and found a wide variety of unlikely animal friendships throughout the years.