RIP SHIRLEY: Adored survivor of 1963 circus ship fire in Yarmouth dies at age 72

RIP SHIRLEY: Adored survivor of 1963 circus ship fire in Yarmouth dies at age 72

Shirley the elephant (left) during her years at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee (Photo courtesy of the sanctuary). Shirley was a survivor of a 1963 circus ship fire in Yarmouth. She and other animals had to be rescued from the burning, sinking ship.

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