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Wednesday, Jun 19 2013 08:35 AM

PHOTO GALLERY: Ramos Circus comes to town

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    Isabella Rocha, 8, plays with a balloon her father bought her at the Ramos Circus on Monday evening. The Ramos Circus, originally from Las Vegas, is visiting Bakersfield for about a week before touring around California for the rest of the summer.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    Acrobats perform in the ring at Ramos Circus on Monday evening. The Ramos Circus, originally from Las Vegas, has been around over a hundred years, now passed down to the fifth generation in the family, Alex Ramos. Ramos Circus is visiting Bakersfield for about a week before touring around California for the rest of the summer.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    A Bungee Acrobat smiles at the audience during her performance at the Ramos Circus on Monday evening. The Ramos Circus, originally from Las Vegas, is visiting Bakersfield for about a week before touring around California for the rest of the summer.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    Jose Rocha (center) takes his son, Roman, 2, and his daughter, Mia, 3, to wait in line for the 8pm show at the Ramos Circus on Monday evening.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    Saul Velez, 5, watches as Alex Ramos brings camels out into the ring during his performance at the Ramos Circus on Monday evening. The Ramos Circus, originally from Las Vegas, is visiting Bakersfield for about a week before touring around California for the rest of the summer.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    A crewmember of the Ramos Circus fills bags of popcorn before the show begins on Monday evening.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    Silvia Rodogel ties up her horses to dry after a bath at the Ramos Circus on Monday evening.

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    By Autumn Parry / The Californian

    Doggy the Clown introduces himself to the audiene during the show at the Ramos Circus on Monday evening. The Ramos Circus, which has been around nearly 100 years and passed down five generations, visits Bakersfield for about a week before touring around California for the rest of the summer.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

The Ramos Circus, which has been around nearly 100 years and has been passed down five generations. visits Bakersfield for about a week before touring California for the rest of the summer.

The circus will perform at the Golden State Mall parking lot off F Street through Sunday with performances Wednesday through Friday at 8 p.m. On Saturday there are shows at 5 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2, 5 and 7:30 p.m.

We captured the circus Monday night in photos.

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