The following NBC Today show animal video is about a circus elephant named Carol. She was recently shot and injured in a drive-by shooting in Tupelo, Mississippi. This video aired on the April 10, 2013 episode of Today.
Carol is an elephant that performs with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum And Bailey Circus. She was apparently just an innocent bystander of the drive-by shooting.
This elephant is said to be making a recovery despite being shot in the neck. Carol is 39 years old and weighs about 7000 pounds.
No suspect has been caught in this drive-by incident.