Endangered species

Circus Elephant Shot in Mississippi Drive-By Shooting

Expected to make a full recovery

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(NEWSER) – Even animal-rights activists who hate the circus couldn't have dreamed up this potential pitfall: An elephant with Ringling Bros. was wounded overnight in a drive-by shooting in Tupelo, Mississippi, reports the Clarion-Ledger. The good news is that "Carol," who was in an outdoor enclosure at the time, is expected to make a full recovery from her shoulder wound.