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Concerns Raised Over Hugo-Based Circus's Elephants

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News On 6 has learned the owner of four elephants that were briefly stranded Wednesday along Highway 69 in McIntosh County has faced scrutiny in the past. 

1/24/2018 Related Story: Elephant Transport Stalls Outside Eufaula

Hugo, Oklahoma-based Carson and Barnes Circus owns the elephants and last June, another elephant got loose during an event in Wisconsin.

One elephant reportedly used her trunk to open a restraint, allowing another to get out, wander a neighborhood and eat marigolds for a couple of hours.

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report found the elephants could have hurt themselves or people.

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