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Elephant flees circus in Rome, last seen near highway exit

Police search for runaway pachyderm in Italian capital

06 December, 13:43
Elephant flees circus in Rome, last seen near highway exit (ANSA) - Rome, December 6 - An elephant who escaped a circus in Rome late Friday morning was spotted by police near an exit ramp from the major ring road that encircles the Italian capital.

The pachyderm fled the Amedeo Orfei circus which has been based for the past week in the northeast corner of Rome not far from the Grande Raccordo Anulare (GRA) highway that rings the city.

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