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Published June 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Tyke the elephant


Tyke the elephant escaped during the 1993 North Dakota State Fair in Minot. A year later, in Honolulu, Hawaii, she trampled and killed her trainer, escaped and had to be put down by police. She became a symbol for animal rights organizations because she was abused and mistreated by the trainer she turned on. Special to The Forum
Read the article: Eriksmoen: Mistreated elephant escaped during ND fair a year before killing her trainer