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Ringling Bros. Circus elephant shot in Mississippi drive-by

Posted at 9:14 PM, Apr 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-10 21:14:53-04

An elephant with the Ringling Bros. circus is recovering after it was hit by a bullet in a drive-by shooting.

The elephant, named Carol, was shot Tuesday while the crew was setting up in Mississippi.

Police say leads are slim – and they don’t have a suspect.

The 39-year-old elephant is expected to make a full recovery.

More than $1600 dollars is being offered to find the person responsible.