Mara the ex-circus elephant retires to Brazil | AFP

Mara, an Indian elephant who spent much of her life as a circus attraction in Argentina, arrives at an animal sanctuary in Brazil to start a new life at 50-something — beginning with a celebratory frolic in the dirt.

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Mara the elephant leaves Argentina for Brazil sanctuary | AFP

Mara, an Asian elephant in her early fifties, is leaving her enclosure at the former city zoo of Buenos Aires to join a special sanctuary in Brazil. The technical team travelling with Mara will take precautions to protect themselves, as well as the elephant, from catching coronavirus.

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ShowBiz Minute: Spears, Mara, ‘Downton’

Britney Spears wants extended restaining order against former associate; Kate Mara and Jamie Bell announce baby girl; Actor Jim Carter promises “bigger” and “grander” “Downton Abbey” movie. (May 28)

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Phoenix suggested Mara for ‘Don’t Worry…’

At the Los Angeles premiere of his latest movie “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,” director Gus Van Sant says Joaquin Phoenix suggested Rooney Mara should play his love interest in the movie. (July 12)

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The Upbeats – Say Go (ft. Mara TK)

The debut Skankandbass event has been announced and is taking place at The Nest in London, 28th September.
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“The false idea that modern species which have lost some of the functions or complexity of their ancestors must accordingly be degenerate forms.” From the wilds of New Zealand comes number 2 of the 3 part ‘De-evolution’ series on Noisia’s label, Vision Recordings.

Featuring collaborations with Orifice Vulgatron from the Foreign beggars on ‘Babylon’ and New Zealand vocalist Mara TK from Electric Wire Hustle on ‘Say Go’, part 2’s brut force leaves an indelible mark.

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