Ringling Bros. circus comes to an end on LI

More than 100 former Ringling Bros. and Barnum

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Clowns, aerialists, Cossack riders, lions, tigers and nearly 200 other human and animal performers took their final bows with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus Sunday night at the renovated Nassau Coliseum, bringing "The Greatest Show on Earth" to an end after 146 years. (Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

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