Elephants Take A Stroll Downtown As The Ringling Brothers Visit The Capital

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Circus Elephants Parade On Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: A performer from the Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey production "BARNUM 200" sits atop an elephant in the middle of 3rd Street NW on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol during the annual Pachyderm Parade on Capitol Hill March 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of circus legend P.T. Barnum. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Ringling Bros And Barnum & Bailey Circus Comes To Town
WASHINGTON - MARCH 21: An elephant from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus walks past the U.S. Capitol building toward the MCI center March 21, 2005 in Washington, DC. The circus is scheduled to run at the MCI Center from March 24 - March 28. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Ringling Bros And Barnum & Bailey Circus Comes To Town
WASHINGTON - MARCH 21: An elephant from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus walks past the U.S. Capitol building on the way toward the MCI center March 21, 2005 in Washington, DC. The circus is scheduled to run at the MCI Center from March 24 - March 28. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Ringling Bros And Barnum & Bailey Circus Comes To Town
WASHINGTON - MARCH 21: Elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus stand together as they walk past the U.S. Capitol building to the MCI center March 21, 2005 in Washington, DC. The circus is scheduled to run at the MCI Center from March 24 - March 28. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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An elephant from the Ringling Brothers a
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: An elephant from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus performs a trick in front of the US Capitol in Washington 21 March 2005 during a parade through the capital to promote their show. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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Circus Elephants March Through Washington DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 19: A performer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus rides on an elephant during the annual Pachyderm parade near the U.S. Capitol March 19, 2007 in Washington, DC. Each year when the circus comes to town the elephants are walked from the Union Station near the Capitol to the Verizon center a few blocks away. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Elephants of Ringling Brothers and Barnu
Elephants of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus parade past the US Captiol in Washington on March 16, 2010 during the annual Pachyderm Parade to promote their upcoming shows in DC. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Circus Elephants March Through Washington DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 19: Elephants with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus stop briefly during the annual Pachyderm parade near the U.S. Capitol March 19, 2007 in Washington DC. Each year when the circus comes to town the elephants are walked from the Union Station near the Capitol then to the Verizon center a few blocks away. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Circus Elephants Parade Through DC Streets
WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Clown Bello Nock of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus rides on an elephant during a pachyderm parade to mark the arrival of the circus March 24, 2008 in Washington, DC. The circus will perform in the area through April 13. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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An elephant from the Ringling Bros. and
An elephant from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus takes part in the Pachyderm Parade to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Washington, DC on March 17, 2009. AFP PHOTO/YURI GRIPAS (Photo credit should read YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Circus Elephants Parade Through DC Streets
WASHINGTON - MARCH 24: Performers of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus pose for photographers prior to a pachyderm parade to mark the arrival of the circus March 24, 2008 in Washington, DC. The circus will perform in the area through April 13. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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People watch the elephants from the Ring
People watch the elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus as they take part in the Pachyderm Parade to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Washington, DC on March 17, 2009. AFP PHOTO/YURI GRIPAS (Photo credit should read YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)
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A member of Ringling Brothers and Barnum
A member of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus rides an elephant in front of the Captiol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 16, 2010 during annual Pachyderm Parade to promote their upcoming shows in DC. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Elephants of Ringling Brothers and Barnu
Elephants of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus parade past the US Captiol in Washington on March 16, 2010 during the annual Pachyderm Parade to promote their upcoming shows in DC. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus pass near the US Capitol on the National Mall as they parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus stop near the U.S. Capitol for a photo-op on the National Mall as they parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: The Washington Monument is seen as performer Mariya Klose - a "lovely" in circus parlance - rides atop one of the elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus near the US Capitol on the National Mall as they parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Elepahnts with the Ringling Brothers and
Elepahnts with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus walk from their train down a street in the Pachyderm Parade on March 16, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. AFP PHOTO / Tim Sloan (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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People watch as elephants of Ringling Br
People watch as elephants of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus parade past the Captiol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 16, 2010 during annual Pachyderm Parade to promote their upcoming shows in the DC area. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnem & Bailey Circus pass a highway sign as they parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: The Rushmores - mascots for the Washington Nationals MLB baseball team in the guise of former U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt - get in on the act as elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnem & Bailey Circus stop near the U.S. Capitol for a photo op as they parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: The Washington Monument is seen as elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnem & Bailey Circus stop for a photo op near the US Capitol on the National Mall as they parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Ringling Brothers Parades Kicks Off Circus Coming To DC
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: People watch elephants from the Ringling Bros. and Barnem & Bailey Circus to parade through town to announce the circus's arrival for performances on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The circus' Zing Zang Zoom Red Tour will be at the Verizon Center from March 18 to March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)
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Circus Elephants Parade On Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: A clown from the Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey production "BARNUM 200" rides on a Segway down 3rd Street NW on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol during the annual Pachyderm Parade on Capitol Hill March 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of circus legend P.T. Barnum. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Circus Elephants Parade On Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: Parents, children and circus fans line up along 3rd Street NW to watch the Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey's annual Pachyderm Parade on the National Mall near the U.S. Captiol March 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of circus legend P.T. Barnum. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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