Why Was Big Mary The Elephant Hanged?

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For years, Mary worked for the Sparks World Famous Shows traveling circus, where she entertained towns from coast to coast. One day, after years of being confined and abused, she struck back at a circus employee after he hit her with a sharp weapon called a bullhook — a cruel device that’s still used by circus employees to control elephants. Because she fought back, humans strung Mary up using a crane in order to hang her…