End Of The Elephant Walk

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[2006 Elephant Walk]

03/06/15 Ringling Bros Circus announced yesterday that they would be ending their century old tradition of using elephants in their shows by 2018. This will bring to an end the sight of elephants walking through the streets of Washington each time the circus came to town. It’s an event I’ve enjoyed photographing through the years

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[2011 Elephant Walk]

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[2011 Elephant Walk]

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[2001 Elephant Walk – I shot while Staff Photographer at The Hill Newspaper. The caption reads “Non-partisan elephants parade in front of the Capitol Monday as the circus came to town.”]

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