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Out Of This World Ringling Bros. Trivia and Fun Facts
1. True or False? A male lion’s roar can be heard for up to 2 miles
a. False: believe it or not, it can actually be heard for up to 5 miles!
2. “Giraffe unicycles” used in the King Charles Troupe’s basketball on unicycles performance range in size from what height?
a. 3 to 10 feet
3. What is the average span of a tiger’s swipe?
a. 5 feet, that is the same height as a Monster Jam® truck tire!
4. How many times a week do tigers eat?
a. Tigers eat 6 times per week (having a fasting day once a week) and are always fed first thing in the morning.
5. True or False? Lions and tigers communicate with one another by holding their ears in different positions?
a. True! They also do this through body language and flicks of their tails.
6. True or False? When he started, Johnathan Lee Iverson was considered the youngest Ringmaster in the history of Ringling Bros.®
a. True! He was also the first African-American Ringmaster
7. True or False? Paulo dos Santos performs just as a gymnast with Out Of This World.
a. False! In fact, he is a gymnast, an aerialist, an acrobat, daredevil and an ice skater … he does it ALL!
8. How many bikes are zipping around at one time in the Globe of Steel?
a. There are a total of 7 bikes (wow!) zipping around this 16 foot globe at one time.
Lions and Tigers and Dogs…Oh, My!
9. True or False? Alexander Lacey has been with all of his cats since they were born and knows them so well he can actually recognize them by their roars!
10. Name one the types of dogs featured in Hans Klose’s act
a. Han’s clever canines include Poodles, Fox Terriers, a Great Dane and an Austrian Shepherd.
11. True or False? Alexander Lacey’s family has bred 11 generations of lions
a. True! In fact, one of the lions was used for the iconic “MGM” logo.
12. At what speed are the Cossack Riders traveling around the ring with their horses?
a. 25 mph! The 14 riders are trained in acrobatics and some have equestrian backgrounds.
13. How big are red kangaroos?
a. Including the tail, male red kangaroos can be almost 9 feet long.
14. True or False? Out Of This World is the first Ringling Bros.® experience to feature ice.
a. True! One of the featured acts is China’s Heilongjiang Provincial Acrobatic Troupe, who perform in Out Of This World, showcasing incredible flips and feats on the ice.
15. How many years has the legendary King Charles Troupe been a part of the Ringling Bros.® family?
a. Almost 50 years! King Charles Troupe made its debut with Ringling Bros. in the 1960’s, becoming the first all-African-American circus act in its history. They will celebrate their 50 year anniversary with Ringling Bros. during the Out Of This World tour.
So, how did you do against the Ringling Bros. Trivia and Fun Facts? How much did you already know and what cool facts did you learn?
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