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Tyke the Elephant’s Last Day on Earth (VIDEO)

By 1994, an elephant named Tyke had been abused in the circus for years. The never-ending confinement was too much for her to bear. This is the story of Tyke’s last day on Earth:

Tyke killed a trainer and injured 13 others. She was then shot nearly 100 times and killed.

Twenty years later, Tyke’s story is a powerful reminder about the horrors that animals still face in circuses today. Don’t let Tyke be forgotten. Share her story right now: