Circus Stories

Jumbo The Elephant

January 27, 2022 Callie Biggerstaff & Mark Renaudin Season 2 Episode 2
Circus Stories
Jumbo The Elephant
Show Notes

Measuring a staggering 3.2 meters high at the shoulder, and weighing  6000 kgs; we explore this massively influential and incredible elephant Jumbo, the sordid history behind his life and what  animal experts and researchers can learn from revisiting his remains. 

We dive deep into Jumbo's  affect on advertising, creating a new word for "BIG" and  the alleged conspiracy and mystery that swirls around his untimely death in 1885.

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