Circus elephant

A circus dwarf, nicknamed Od, died recently in the North when the cannon misfired and he was catapaulted sideways and was swallowed by a yawning hippopotamus which was waiting to appear in the next act.

Vets on the scene said Hilda the Hippo had a gag reflex which automatically caused her to swallow. They added in mitigation that the hefty creature was a vegetarian who had not previously digested a circus performer.

Unfortunately, the 1000 plus spectators continued to applaud wildly until common sense dictated there had been a tragic mistake. Police said the trampoline has been sent for forensic analysis.


To learn if this actually happened….Urban Legends Reference Pages: Hippo Eats Dwarf

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