Pachyderms on Parade!

Elephants, and we aren't referring to Republicans, took their annual stroll on Capitol Hill to mark Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey's arrival.

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Six Asian elephants from the Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey production "Barnum 200" lined up in the middle of Third Street NW on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol during the annual Pachyderm Parade on Capitol Hill.
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A young girl laughed as her mother puts a plastic clown nose on her face while they waited for the parade.
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Parents, children and circus fans lined up for the parade.
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A performer from the production atop one of the elephants in the parade.
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An onlooker used a smart phone to photograph the performer and the elephants.
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A clown from the performance rode a Segway down Third Street NW on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol.
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This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of circus legend P.T. Barnum.
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