May 23, 2017 11:18 IST

Curtain closes on Ringling Brothers circus

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Performers embrace after the last show of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Credit: Reuters
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Animal trainers Hans and Mary Klose perform during the last show of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Credit: Reuters
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Big cat trainer Alexander Lacey performs during a show on the last day of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Credit: Reuters
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Animal trainers Hans and Mary Klose pose with their animals for a portrait before taking part in the last weekend of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Credit: Reuters
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Head clown Davis Vassallo poses for a portrait before taking part in the last weekend of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Credit: Reuters