Elephants Escape from St. Louis Circus

Three elephants escaped to a parking lot, where they wrecked cars before trainers captured them.
3:00 | 03/23/14

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A trio of elephants in costume breaking loose in St. Louis and going on a rampage in the parking lot. Sounds like something out of a movie. Absolutely. Good morning. And imagine being ready to go to the circus with three elephants coming straight towards you. Two circus patrons saw this happen right before their eyes and caught it on tape. Here they come. Watch the chaos as they hid in their cars while three elephants ran away from the circus. The mother-daughter duo whispering as they moved around the newly conquered territory. Don't start the car. I got out, oh, my god, Ali, there's the elephants. They wreaked havoc as they roermed the parking lot of the circus. Rearview mirror smashed, a mammoth sized dent. We went can be stop, stop, and the trainers were just pan panicked. They were run ag uplong side them to try and stop them. You could tell they were upset. After a half hour, it was over. Trainers cornering the elephants which left a path of damaged cars and shaken nerves. Something you would read in a back. Not to witness. I'm surprised that it happened. The circus confirmed the brazen escape and said, quote, the elephants are now resting in their compound at this time. It was crazy. There wasn't time to be afraid. I was more in shock than anything. And it was the crowd noise that spooked them. Luckily, no scratches or bruises. But they got Saturday night's show off. I'm a bleeding heart. I feel bad for the elephants. They were scared. Cars no worse for the wear. That's what insurance is for. Well said. And we welcome back sicily titan Thai Nan from

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