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excitement in c-bus...

While coming back from our lunch break we noticed that there were several people crowded around our office and all over the parks. While stopped at a stop light we asked one of the spectators what was going on... They stated that the Barnum & Bailey Circus animals were going to be marching through shortly on their way to Nationwide for their performance.

So what did any normal person do? Ran in, told the whole office and then lined up along the street to see the march.

Here are few pictures that were documented just 30 minutes ago during their march...

Here's the article from the C-bus Dispatch:

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus comes to town this week and is preceded by the animal walk Tuesday.

Elephants, horses and zebras will walk from the circus train to Nationwide Arena, where shows will be presented Thursday through Sunday.

The 3-mile walk begins at Goodale Boulevard and Grandview Avenue, continuing east on Goodale to Neil Avenue, south on Neil to Nationwide Boulevard and east on Nationwide to the arena.

The start time is expected to be 1:30 p.m., although a circus spokeswoman cautioned that that could change if the train is delayed. The animals return to the train using the same route about 3 p.m. Sunday, after the last show.

Five Ringling elephants also will be in the northwest parking lot of the arena on Friday to promote the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, a Saturday fundraiser for breast-cancer research. The five will trot 100 feet to a finish line of fresh produce.

That event starts at 1:50 p.m. with circus clowns warming up the crowd.


freckleface said…
I used to love the circus as a kid but now I think about those poor animals. It makes me sad. I bet that was a sight!!
erinann said…
How stinkin' cool is that!

I would have loved to be there! Thanks for sharing!

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