Jumbo change in prospect as the American circus elephant finally retires

by Rashmee

Posted on May 2, 2016


Yesterday (Sunday, May 1), a146-year-old American tradition of the circus elephant officially died out. Jumbo went into retirement. As The Boston Globe’s Alex Beam wrote ahead of the event: “At Providence’s Dunkin’ Donuts Center…for the last time, elephants will perform in a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus.” It’s one of those things that sounds sad … Continue reading “Jumbo change in prospect as the American circus elephant finally retires”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK