Watch Ringling Bros. hold its final show today

Ringling Brothers Circus took its final bow Sunday night in NY.

Feld chose to fold up the tent as a result of high operating costs combined with lower ticket sales, it said in a statement at the time.

After years of changing public tastes, declining ticket sales and bitter battles with animal rights activists, Feld Entertainment, which owns of "The Greatest Show on Earth", announced in January that the show would be making its final run.

Saturday evening's circus was an extravaganza of big cats, motorcycle stunts, clowns performing death-defying stunts, ice skaters, buckets of popcorn and Mongolian contortionists - and that was just the first half of the show.

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The circus had been butting heads with PETA and other animal rights groups for a while.

This experience offers fans insider details, exclusive interviews with performers and special ceremonial tributes to coincide with the final show. "I'm seeing people I haven't seen in years".

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' roots trace back to 1871, with showman P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling American Museum.

Clarissa Williams, a 38-year-old stay-at-home mom from West Hempstead, New York, took her 8-year-old daughter, Nylah, to the show. Ringling had been targeted by organizations like PETA who consider forcing animals, such as elephants, to perform cruel.

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"The nightmare of Ringling Bros.is finally coming to an end after more than a century of chaining, caging, and beating animals into submission for human entertainment". When they say the "Greatest Show on Earth", it truly was the greatest show on earth. "We want them to be happy, healthy".

"It's always been our goal to be able to share with families the incredible experience, the joy, the happiness and the wonderment of the Greatest Show on Earth - and I think we've accomplished that goal".

When the lights go down, all that will be left will be the memories of the circus and the impact it made on the American consciousness.

Jonathan Lee Iverson performs in the closing number on the final day of the Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus. He said. After thanking almost every member of the company - from floor crew to train crew to bus drivers - Iverson led Nassau Coliseum through a rendition of "Auld Lang Syne".

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"Ladies and gentlemen, keep the circus alive inside you", Iverson said. "Thank you very much!"

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