Going to a circus can be both fun and interesting, but the training and meticulous practice that the circus folks have to go through is nothing but exhausting. Working with dangerous wild animals and practicing for hours, altogether perfecting their tricks, can really beat the crap out of anybody.
Here are some inside pictures depicting the terrifying things that used to happen in vintage circuses.
The brother would throw knives at the sister, who was tied to a rotating board to entertain a crowd.
As you can clearly see!
Just wondering how flexible this woman is!
This just looks bizarre.
I just threw up in my mouth.
Thinking about the amount of practice sessions and animal violence that trick involved.
Another animal violence case
There! I made humor out of misery.
Still a very famous trick.