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Nellie Lockhart, The BIG Story

2015-11-24 - Tupelo, United States. Jim Clark

On Nov. 2, 1922, Nellie Lockhart arrived in Tupelo via the railroad. She had just given a performance in Booneville and after the Tupelo show was to be sold. Nellie was an elephant, part of the Gollmar Brothers Circus.


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Ringling Brothers Barnum and Baileys Circus elephant Carol is returning to Tupelo

2014-02-07 - Tupelo, United States.

A circus elephant is coming back to Mississippi, nearly a year after being injured in a drive-by shooting. Carol, a 39-year-old Asian elephant, spent several weeks recovering at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus farm in Springfield, Mo., after the April 9, 2013, shooting outside BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss. The animal was shot in the shoulder. No arrests have been made but the case remains open.


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Circus elephant traveling 2 months after shooting

2013-06-21 - Tupelo, United States.

A circus elephant is traveling but not yet performing, two months after being injured in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi. Carol, a 39-year-old Asian elephant, spent several weeks recovering at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus farm in Springfield, Mo. Carol was shot in the shoulder April 9 after performing at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss.


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Full recovery expected for elephant after bizarre shooting

2013-04-11 - Tupelo, United States.

Dr. Schmitt, one of five veterinarians who cares for the organization´s animals, has worked with pachyderms for decades. He said Carol, the 39-year-old Asian elephant struck by a bullet Tuesday morning, has been alert and active since the injury. "My estimation would be that she should be back to full recovery in six to eight weeks," Dr. Schmitt added.


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USA: Aus fahrendem Auto auf Zirkuselefant geschossen

2013-04-10 - Tupelo, United States.

m US-Bundesstaat Mississippi ist ein Elefant verletzt worden. Jemand hat auf das Tier geschossen. Der Elefant stand auf dem Zirkusgelände in der Stadt Tupelo, als er in der Schulter getroffen wurde. Das Tier gehört dem "Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus".


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George Carden circus elephant Carol injured in drive-by shooting at Ringling Gold Unit.

2013-04-10 - Tupelo, United States.

Tupelo police are investigating a shooting involving an elephant with the Ringling Bro´s and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The shooting took place around 2:00 a-m at the BancorpSouth Arena. Police tell WTVA that a vehicle drove by the arena and fired at the animal.A veterinarian that travels with the circus, and is an elephant specialist is flying to Tupelo later today. The elephant is alert and moving around. The animal is expected to make a full recovery.


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6 Headlines about Elephants from Tupelo2015-11-24 - Tupelo, United States - Nellie Lockhart, The BIG Story 2014-02-07 - Tupelo, United States - Ringling Brothers Barnum and Baileys Circus elephant Carol is returning to Tupelo 2013-06-21 - Tupelo, United States - Circus elephant traveling 2 months after shooting 2013-04-11 - Tupelo, United States - Full recovery expected for elephant after bizarre shooting 2013-04-10 - Tupelo, United States - USA: Aus fahrendem Auto auf Zirkuselefant geschossen 2013-04-10 - Tupelo, United States - George Carden circus elephant Carol injured in drive-by shooting at Ringling Gold Unit.

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