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Circus Elephant Startled into Montana Street by Backfiring Vehicle, Recaptured Safely

A circus elephant named Viola was startled by a vehicle backfiring while getting a bath in Butte, Montana, leading her to briefly escape onto a busy street before being safely recaptured by handlers. The incident was captured on video and shared on social media, with no injuries reported to the elephant or bystanders. Animal rights groups have criticized the incident, urging authorities to investigate the circus and ensure the elephant's well-being.

Sources: - https://apnews.com/article/circus-elephant-escapes-butte-montana-572fdb1eef96a9c63815222788263d0d - https://www.npr.org/2024/04/17/1245305091/circus-elephant-escaped-butte-montana

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