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Elephant takes morning stroll through Wisconsin neighborhood

Circus World trainer escorted animal back

Jamie Lynn captured pictures of the elephant in Baraboo, Wis.
Jamie Lynn captured pictures of the elephant in Baraboo, Wis.

BARABOO, Wis. – A Circus World elephant got loose Friday morning and decided to take a stroll through a Baraboo, Wisconsin, neighborhood, WISC-TV reports.

Sauk County officials said the elephant wandered around the neighborhood before law enforcement got in touch with the trainer.


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Jaime Lynn posted several photos on Facebook and said in a post, "She just strolled thru (sic) yards and decided to eat the leaves from the neighbors (sic) trees and plants."

WISC reports a Circus World trainer caught up with the elephant and safely escorted it back.


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Circus World is a museum owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin devoted to circus-related history.  The museum features summer performances, tours and demonstrations.

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