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Famous Fleas!

Professor Cockerill's Flea Circus

Flea Circuses and Educated Fleas

Now widely considered to be a magicians' hoax - genuine flea circuses really did exist! Read more about the history of the most popular show on the fairground, and see items from Tim's flea circus collection.
A pair of Tim Cockerill's Mexican dressed fleas, on a fingernail
Mexican Dressed Fleas
Pulgas Vestidas
The strangest of curiosidades: tiny fleas dressed in costumes by Mexican Nuns! Click here to see photos of Tim's collection and read more about where this curious tradition originated.

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