National Geographic : 1963 Jan
Lucky, Trained Giraffe, Extends Tongue for Circus Star's Reward Copenhagen's Circus Schumann bills itself as the oldest in the world 114 years. Owned and operated by the fifth gen eration of the Schumann family, it features acro bats, clowns, performing tigers, and sleek show horses (below). Nightly performances and three matinees a week draw full houses in a perma nent building near Tivo li, Copenhagen's famed amusement center. Elegant horses with ele gant riders bow graceful ly at show's end. Circus princess Pauline Schu mann leads this trio.