Stranded elephants included one who wandered through Wisconsin neighborhood

The Associated Press - January 26, 2018 9:02 am

An elephant walks in the street, Friday, June 30, 2017, in Baraboo, Wis. Law enforcement officers quickly got in touch with the nearby Circus World Museum, home to the wandering pachyderm. A trainer arrived and led the elephant back to the circus complex. (Jaime Peterson via AP)

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) – Here’s more on four elephants that were briefly stranded along an Oklahoma highway after a truck hauling them to Iowa broke down:
Federal records show a circus that owns four elephants that were briefly stranded on an Oklahoma roadway had a pachyderm escape its enclosure and roam free through a Wisconsin residential neighborhood last summer.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture inspection report shows a Carson & Barnes Circus elephant got free from restraints in June at Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. The female elephant was loose for a few hours before her trainer led her back to her barn.


Latest Stories

Advocates: Carolina breeders supporting cockfighting in Guam

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Animal rights advocates say that breeders in North Carolina shipped more than...

Oklahoma-Oklahoma State basketball game postponed by virus

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Saturday’s Oklahoma at Oklahoma State Big 12 basketball game has been postponed...

Oklahoma City schools to resume some in-person classes

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City school district is set to resume some in-person classes...