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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rock Springs Animal Man Meets Death

Tuesday, May 2, 1911

On this day in history, Rock Springs Park animal man, James Hildebrand, is killed by his elephant “Daisy." The animal suddenly turned on Hildebrand, picked him up, pierced his body with a tusk, and threw him 30 feet to the horror of eyewitnesses. Read more at http://rockspringspark.blogspot.com/2011/06/rock-springs-animal-man-meets-death.html.

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