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6th November, 2017

Circus auctions off elephant’s paintings

The Richter Flórián Circus on Saturday auctioned off in Budapest canvasses painted by elephants in a bid to help injured Malaysian elephants. The paintings fetched Ft 360,000.

A 42-year-old elephant named Sandra created abstract paintings with help from her owner to help injured elephants on a reservation in Malaysia.

Richter Flórián Circus also considered the interests of sick children, rewarding NGOs supportive of them with one painting each.

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