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Animal
    (1861-September 15, 1885)
    Elephant/Main Attraction in P.T. Barnum's Circus
    Largest ever circus elephant
    10 feet 10 inches tall and weighed 8 tons
    Purchased for $10,000 the London Zoo (1882)
    Originally used by the zoo to give children rides.
    He was huge and worked for peanuts.
    Thousands appeared for his arrival in New York City (Easter Sunday, 1882).
    He headlined the circus for the next three years where 20,000,000 spectators turned out to see him.
    He died when hit by a train (September 15, 1885)
    His hide was donated to Tufts College, and skeleton to the Museum of Natural History.
    Due to his popularity, his name became a common English word, where jumbo refers to anything extraordinarily large.'
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 99 Votes: 47.47% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 36 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 102 Votes: 50.98% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 78 Votes: 47.44% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 182 Votes: 48.35% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 93 Votes: 37.63% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 70 Votes: 41.43% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 2956 Votes: 39.78% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 2290 Votes: 40.70% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 473 Votes: 43.34% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 501 Votes: 42.51% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 855 Votes: 42.46% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2446 Votes: 35.49% Annoying
 
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