Escaped circus elephant storms a shopping centre

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Elephant escapes from circus

Shoppers got a bit of a shock in Blackpool in Ireland on Wednesday from this big girl.

Baby, a two-and-a-half tonne Indian elephant, escaped from her enclosure at a nearby circus and went on a walk to the shops.

She was only on the run for a few minutes after her handlers caught up with her and took her home again.

Her owners say that she ran away because she didn't want to take a shower!