The 12 Strangest Sideshow Performers Throughout History (No. 1 Isn’t Even Human)

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In the modern day, circuses are often a collection of acrobats, performers and special effects that make for a pretty amazing show. However, back in the day, the circus had a much different look and was a much different place. It largely consisted of freak-show performers that would draw crowds due to their unique bodies or talents. While these people were talented, they were usually mistreated and the circus was not a very good place for them to be.

Today, we will be looking at 12 of the strangest sideshow performers throughout history. Number 1 literally isn’t even human.

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