Futility Closet

060-The Day They Hanged an Elephant

33:31 | Jun 1st, 2015

In 1916 an American circus elephant named Mary was hanged before a crowd of 3,000 onlookers. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll review the sad series of events that led Mary to a Tennessee railroad crane. We'll also get an up...Show More