Ringling circus to close after 146-year run

It began in 1871 as PT Barnum’s Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome. It survived the Depression, two world wars and the new media of its time. But on May 21, the world’s most historic circus, Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey, will shut down after failing to sufficiently dazzle the children of the smartphone age and to overcome the fierce opposition of the animal rights…
Ringling circus to close after 146-year run
Ringling circus to close after 146-year run
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