Updated: 2005-05-25 15:04
A young contortionist
practises at the Mongolian National Circus in Ulan Bator May 24, 2005. The
Mongolian National Circus, which was established in 1940, presents several
performances like acrobatics, gymnastics, juggling, tightrope walking,
animal acts, clowns, magic tricks, and is best known for its
contortionists. It has continuously trained contortionists, also known as
'rubber girls' or 'Girls without Bones'.